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    Mono Packages Now Available
    Contributed by tpsreport on Friday, May 03 @ 21:01:27 BST

    I just thought that I would point out that for those of you who are interested in the Mono project, daily Debian packages are now available. Check this link for more details.

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  • "Mono Packages Now Available" | Login/Create Account | 16 comments

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    Re: Mono Packages Now Available (Score: 0)
    by Anonymous on Friday, May 03 @ 21:34:35 BST

    Very nice, very nice...

    Debian is very up-to-date, OpenOffice (uhmm .org) packages available just 1 day after the official 1.0 announcement, and now Mono...

    Now, when will Mono enter unstable? Are the packages of a releasable quality?

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    Re: Mono Packages Now Available (Score: 1)
    by grolschie on Sunday, May 05 @ 23:28:43 BST
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    Just a question (not flamebait)...I am new to this topic....

    What is so wonderful about Microsoft, .NET, and C#? In principal aren't MS and Linux (and what they stand for) dire enemies?

    I run a dual boot system (Win98SE and Debian Woody). Last time I went to Windows Update (nowhere near as smart as Debian's apt/dpkg) it recommended I download a whopping 20MB+ patch to install support for the new .NET framework. "Not likely" I said exiting my browser.

    I have a strong dislike for languages like Visual Basic etc that allow distribution of tiny files, yet the end-user need a big stack of runtime files (and various versions of). Although this isn't too much different to Linux libraries, 20MB+ for .NET? No way!

    Back to my original question? Why do people want it for Linux? Just curious?

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    Re: Mono Packages Now Available (Score: 0)
    by Anonymous on Friday, May 10 @ 08:51:00 BST

    Good work Alp!

    Do the packages include the class libraries?


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