The Mono Project: You Might Expect the Unexpected

“Back in February, Ralph Green asked me to speak at the North
Texas Linux Users’ Group. I discussed Linux administration and then
took questions. Some one in the audience asked me about Mono. I
gave a cavalier answer having a bias against it. Then someone else
in the audience said that I needed to get my facts straight.

“So, I asked him to elaborate and he did in an intelligent and
enlightening way. He explained that he had a day job as a .NET
developer and that’s how he made his living. He worked in the
evenings porting projects from one platform to the other. I found
him convincing as did most of the LUG members in attendance.

“Even so, I still left with a bias…”