[Mono-dev] Mono on wine redux
Rolf Bjarne Kvinge
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Fri Apr 11 10:15:44 EDT 2008
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> From: mono-devel-list-bounces at lists.ximian.com [mailto:mono-devel-list-
> bounces at lists.ximian.com] On Behalf Of Dan Kegel
> Sent: viernes, 11 de abril de 2008 15:46
> To: Andreas Nahr
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> Subject: Re: [Mono-dev] Mono on wine redux
> On Fri, Apr 11, 2008 at 12:20 AM, Andreas Nahr
> <ClassDevelopment at a-softtech.com> wrote:
> > > Michael Hutchinson wrote:
> > > > Today, Mono can directly run a very large subset of .NET apps
> > > > that were built on Windows with no or very few modifications.
> > >
> > > Got a list of commercial software which was written without
> > > any thought of portability to Mono, and which runs well on Mono?
> > > I see http://www.mono-project.com/Software, but that all
> > > seems to be apps that were specifically ported to Mono
> > > or written with Mono originally.
> > It would likely be more fitting to have a list of "pure" .Net
> > that do NOT run on MONO.
> But what percent of .net apps are pure?
Quite a big percent actually. Take into account that you can only make
impure apps with C++, with C# or VB (or any other .NET language) you can't.
> If that fraction is small,
> as I suspect it is, then for Mono to really rock the world, it's going
> to have to tackle impure apps, too. That is of course incredibly
> and would require considerable cooperation between the Mono and Wine
> If both Wine and Mono continue on their current upward trajectories,
> I predict that such cooperation is inevitable, despite past friction.
> - Dan
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