"Announcing this at the end of a lengthy, well-written
post on his personal blog - in which he advised those who oppose
Mono how they should act if they wanted people to listen to them -
Shields offered links to both x86 and amd64 disc images of the
"For the uninitiated, Mono is attempt to create an open source
version of parts of the Microsoft's .NET development environment.
The project is led by Novell vice-president Miguel de Icaza."