Mono is a disease? - A counter point
Jun 21, 2010, 17:03 (5 Talkback[s])
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"Shane Shields recently posted an article suggesting
that Mono was a disease created by Microsoft to propagate a flawed
technology that will ultimately weaken Linux. It was an interesting
read, but I would have to disagree.
"Like a lot of the anti Microsoft arguments going around, the
article is written from a political point of view, that being
Microsoft is bad, Linux is good, and the two should never mix.
"First, some questions were raised about the merits (or lack
thereof) of C# as a programming language – "the programming
language you have when you don't know a programming language."
"I'm not going to debate the merits of one language over
another. What I will say is that .NET languages are very