Mono/GNOME and KDE/Nokia are very different, I agree, but I think not in the way you describe. Nokia *owns* Qt, the foundation of KDE. This is a very close relationship therefore. And it might have various consequences, for example, Nokia might decide not to allow Qt to be used to create GPL4-licensed apps when that license comes out (speaking of which, does Qt allow AGPL apps currently? I can't find a link). Also, Nokia might dramatically raise the cost of programming proprietary apps in Qt, etc. Mono has its issues (potential patent matters with Microsoft, copying another system instead of innovating, etc.), but most of that is irrelevant to GNOME. Very few GNOME apps use Mono, as I said elsewhere in this discussion, far more GNOME apps use Python for example. So, while Mono is GNOME-focused (with GTK#, etc.), GNOME is not Mono-focused. Don't blame GNOME for Mono having GNOME bindings.
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