[Mono-devel-list] Mono 1.0 and the feature set.

Miguel de Icaza miguel at ximian.com
Fri Oct 10 11:57:19 EDT 2003

> I then imply from the statement below that a feature like the GAC will
> not be included in a 1.0 release?

What statement did imply that?  If anything, it states that we are
working on finishing pieces we had not yet done for 1.0

> Thanks,
> Dave Bettin
> Check out my blog: http://davebettin.com/me
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> To: Jörg Rosenkranz
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> Subject: [Mono-devel-list] Mono 1.0 and the feature set.
> Hello,
>    Jörg did make a very important point that is worth discussing:
> > Most things have been said already.
> > My main concern about 1.0 aren't new features. I think all major
> bugs
> > should be fixed or sorted out.
> Absolutely.
> We are working to fix all the reported bugs and plugging the
> functionality that we had not implemented before.  But we also need
> your help. 
> We need more and more apps to be tried on Mono, because every new app
> will probably expose one or more bugs on its foundation.  For
> instance,
> Vault exposed tons of failures, missing features and scalability
> problems.  IBuySpy and BlogX have uncovered various features that we
> did not know existed on ASP.NET, and .Text has exposed a couple of
> failures in Serialization.
> But we need more tests, and we need your help.  We need people to try
> out their web services, their database applications and their webforms
> applications on Mono and push the limits of the runtime.
> Dick for example has been on a quest to implement CultureInfo, and we
> are very happy that Mono now optionally can use the open source
> `international components for unicode' from IBM to implement all of
> this functionality. 
> I am very happy that this major component that we had ignored for so
> long now has been finally implemented.
> Miguel
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