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vnunet: Novell's Mono to Benefit from Microsoft Accord

Nov 16, 2006, 13:00 (25 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tim Anderson)

"At Microsoft's Tech-Ed event in Barcelona last week, Novell released version 1.2 of Mono, its open-source, cross-platform implementation of Microsoft's .Net Framework. Miguel de Icaza, vice president of product technology at Novell and Mono's prime mover, spoke to around 100 developers in an after-hours meeting. He demonstrated how a Windows application can be created in Microsoft's Visual Studio, and then copied and run on Linux, with binary as well as source code compatibility. Several other platforms including Mac OS X are also supported.

"The purpose of Mono is to enable developers to migrate Windows applications..."

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