[Mono-dev] [Mono-list] Amber Communications Framework
jose.cornado at efekctive.com
Mon Aug 21 08:54:06 EDT 2006
As far as I can tell, that was their last word. Unless El or the team has
more recent news...
On 8/21/06, Matthijs ter Woord <matthijsterwoord at gmail.com> wrote:
> The Microsoft announcement referred to in the quoted post, is that really
> the case? Will Microsoft fight against any compatible implementation of
> and WPF?
> Matthijs ter Woord
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Elliott Draper" <el at eldiablo.co.uk>
> To: <mono-devel-list at lists.ximian.com>; <mono-list at lists.ximian.com>
> Sent: Friday, September 02, 2005 2:10 AM
> Subject: [Mono-list] Amber Communications Framework
> > Hello everyone,
> > A while back, I joined the development team of a project that was then
> > called "MonoIndigo". This was designed to be a port of Microsoft's
> > framework (now known as the Windows Communication Foundation). As many
> > you know, Microsoft made it clear that any kind of direct port of Indigo
> > was not going to be accepted, and would be in breach of IP regulations.
> > Likewise, the same would apply for Avalon (now known as the Windows
> > Presentation Foundation I believe).
> > The main aim of that project, was to EXTEND Indigo's appeal, by making
> > the same code, unchanged, run on any platform that Mono run's on. Seeing
> > as this can no longer be the case, the project was changed, re-named,
> > is no longer a direct port of Indigo. I personally feel we are lacking a
> > decent, service oriented framework for helping to develop client/server
> > applications under Mono, and I would like still to rectify that with the
> > Amber project. It's main aim is to make a functional useful messaging
> > communication platform, running under either .Net/Mono, that takes the
> > hassle out of writing the actual communication layer of a server/client
> > app, allowing the developer to rely on the framework to perform the
> > communications, while they concentrate on the specifics of his/her
> > application.
> > Anyway, enough waffle, the point of this e-mail is simply to see if
> > else would be interested in working on such an open source effort, as
> > currently our development team is severely lacking, and with our current
> > resources it'll take us years to get to any kind of point where we are
> > able to release! So if any like-minded individuals are up for helping to
> > build a decent communications platform, hopefully benefitting the
> > community, and meanwhile providing a worthy rival to the Microsoft
> > Communication Foundation, then please get in contact with me, the more
> > merrier! We'll need developers, testers, people to help with
> > documentation, etc...
> > In the meantime, here are a few project links:
> > -- A wiki I setup for the project:
> > http://wiki.eldiablo.co.uk/amber/FrontPage
> > -- The project page on NovellForge:
> > http://forge.novell.com/modules/xfmod/project/?amber
> > Any questions, discussion, whatever, don't hesitate to drop me a mail.
> > Cheers,
> > -= El =-
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Everything has been said before, but since nobody listens we have to keep
going back and beginning all over again.
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