Miguel de Icaza
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Miguel de Icaza
We’ve been using C and C++ way too much – they’re nice, but they’re very close to the machine and what we wanted was to…
We have a lot of existing customers which are also considering Linux desktop migrations and rolling out some of these programs, so we’re learning from…
So if we’re going to build new applications that require a large time investment, like say movie editing – today that doesn’t matter for the…
In some cases we’ve been building tools that are specific to Linux for the desktop, and they only work on Linux, but I see two…
With .NET once an API is published it’s available to all programming languages at the same time.
When it comes to .NET they’ve done a really outstanding job.
Well Microsoft really does develop some really interesting technology.
They have a beautiful security system and we’re emulating the whole security infrastructure.
We all love Linux, but it’s also a fact that some people might not be able to migrate.
The software patent problem is not limited to Mono. Software patents affect everyone writing software today.
Not to go too far, but Microsoft is probably used by most people out there.
Running the test suite like this allows us to catch problems when they are just introduced.
It’s strategic for us – lots of people will develop applications in .NET.
In addition to that, Mono has produced a very large set of extra libraries.
I’ve never worked with the Java community.
I think that by October the whole company has to migrate to OpenOffice, and then I think it’s by June next year we all migrate…
We cannot choose one desktop over the other – Gnome or KDE – because there’s users for both code bases.
In the GNOME project we tried to keep the platform language independent.
After releasing Mono 1.0, we started work on a new edition of Mono that will be released later in the year.
All of our code is open source, so it can be used for other projects.
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