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Microsoft Moves Bring Attention to Mono

Sep 19, 2005, 17:30 (6 Talkback[s])

NewsForge: Miguel de Icaza: WinFS No Threat to Mono

"The WinFS threat to Mono that Mark Driver pointed out at the recent Gartner AD Summit stuck in my mind. I decided to check with Mono project founder and longtime free software developer Miguel de Icaza for his view on the subject.

"The question I asked de Icaza was this: Mark Driver claims that WinFS will mean the end of Mono because it will severely break compatibility. Do you have a view on this...?"

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer: The Mono 'Experiment'

"At Microsoft's Professional Developers Conference this week, I was able to spend some time with Miguel de Icaza, pictured at right, the leader of the open-source Mono development project. If you're not familiar with Mono, it's a software development system that, in simple terms, mimics the core of Microsoft's .NET development system in a way that lets .NET developers write programs for Linux and other operating systems. More significantly, it also can be used to convert existing Windows programs, written using .NET, in..."

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