Will Mono Become the Preferred Platform for Linux Development? (O'ReillyNet)
Posted Mar 13, 2004 12:25 UTC (Sat) by salsaman
Parent article: Will Mono Become the Preferred Platform for Linux Development? (O'ReillyNet)
As a Linux developer, I see no need at all to use mono. The tools I have already are adequate for my needs.
If I want to write something for speed, I use C. For cross platform apps, there is Java or Python.
This standard is used under a "Reasonable and Non-Discriminatory License". In other words, Microsoft can start charging for it at any time.
So why should I use a language that offers no real advantage, and which I could be asked to pay for at any time ? Because it has a 'nice IDE' ? Get real.
Does anyone really think that a company which supports and funds SCO could really be doing this out of kindness to Linux developers ?
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