[Mono-devel-list] development of monodevelop: why? :P
Dominik at pich.info
Wed Jul 13 04:55:25 EDT 2005
I understand monodevelop is a project 'porting' sharpdevelop to mono.
The question I ask myself why is that effort made instead of taking
advantage of code already there: eclipse. Made for java it should be
ideal for a managed language like c# and with its plugin architecture
should be also well suited to be expanded.
Besides it is open source.
So I wonder why have monodevelop (which is awefully complicated to
set up and doesn't feel native therefore. [Im on OSX btw]
Im sure there is a reason behind it all and I'd appreciate it if
somone could tell me (a newbie with mono) why we need our own IDE
instead of writing a plugin for eclipse like it was done for C/C++
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