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Miguel de Icaza speaks

Feb 02, 2010, 20:03 (17 Talkback[s])


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"When Microsoft first created the .NET programming environment, along with C#, it made a point of offering the standard behind the language and environment to the public. Some would say this was done to rub Java’s nose in it. Others would say it was Microsoft learning from its errors. Miguel de Icaza would say it was a smart move, because he’s the fellow who decided to implement those specifications in Linux...

"Miguel de Icaza is a polarising figure amongst licence jockeys like Richard Stallman, but there is no denying his ability to get things done. We caught up with Miguel and asked him about Mono, Gnome, and all of the various things in Linux he touches in his role as a Fellow at Novell and project lead for Mono.

"What’s up with Mono? What are you working on now and what’s slated for the future?

"Oh, we are working on various new goodies. Mono 2.6 is about to ship, and it includes some major cool features:"

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