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Dec 15, 2008, 19:32 (0 Talkback[s])

"Mono 2.0 & MonoDevelop 1.0

"Mono (a free implementation of Microsoft's .Net) is one of the most controversial projects in the Linux world. And, whether one likes it or not, it is becoming incredibly important as more and more applications on the Gnome desktop (Tomboy and F-Spot jump to mind) are written with Mono.

"And, with the 2.0 release bringing support for major portions of .Net 2.0, this is a fairly big moment. One where bringing many Windows applications to Linux is becoming much easier.

"Add to that the 1.0 release (and soon the 2.0) of MonoDevelop earlier this year, making Mono development much easier (one does need a good IDE after all!), Mono is just going to get more important."

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