[Mono-aspnet-list] Orchard Project and Mac OS X support of Mono
malcolm.justin at gmail.com
Wed Jun 8 07:40:57 EDT 2011
> IMO Orchard Project and Mono need to renew their relationship romance. The
> documentation on Orchard running on Mono appears to be based on a patched
> v1.0 and we're nearly at v1.2 now; needless to say, the current version of
> Orchard (v1.1) doesn't work on Mono.
Just curious, did you follow the directions at the end of that post?
"If you encounter any problems, please either file a bug report (for the
System.Web component), reply to this thread or contact me directly via mail
at grendel at twistedcode.net, thanks!"
I believe that Marek still lives at the other end of that email address.
> Further, support for running Orchard on Mono should target primarily OSX,
> not Linux. Orchard seems to be targeting the WordPress community, but the
> WP community seems to be largely a MacBook-toting community. In order for
> Orchard to be adopted drastically by the "standard web community" as WP
> already enjoys, IMO the site tooling should be the same as the design
> tooling, and Mac seems to be the designers' choice OS.
> IMO the automated building, deployment, and configuration of XSP on Mac's
> Apache with the Mono installer should be reprioritized. Web designers in
> general seem to opt for Mac, which for the last couple years has been
> touted as "the most ideal developer platform" by developers of varying
> disciplines and tools.
I agree that using Mono, especially mod_mono, is a PITA compared to Linux. I
am eagerly awaiting the announcement of your new initiative to see it
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