Will Mono Become the Preferred Platform for Linux Development? (O'ReillyNet)
Posted Mar 12, 2004 16:58 UTC (Fri) by rknop
Parent article: Will Mono Become the Preferred Platform for Linux Development? (O'ReillyNet)
Even then, I'm not happy with standards controlled by Microsoft.
If the standards can get hijacked for the community at large, that's another thing.
Right now, at BEST, Mono/.NET could go as far as Java has. But unless the underlying framework is truly free, it will always be at a huge disadvantage.
(Java could well have taken over from C++ by now if the darn thing had just been actually free, instead of only downloadable for zero cost.)
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