[Mono-devel-list] ByteFX development

Miguel de Icaza miguel at ximian.com
Fri Sep 17 18:09:19 EDT 2004


> The naming isn't the most critical issue although someone pointed out
>  that ByteFX may be trademarked.
> I see the issue as one simplicity and organization.  For mono to
>  present two MySQL interfaces, one that is from a 3rd party that is no
>  longer supported, and another integrated interface that is deprecated
>  in favor of the 3rd party seems confusing and disorganized on mono's
>  part.
> I'd rather have a single unsupported interface with a name that
>  indicates that it is an integrated mono component. People would know
>  to talk to mono developers and they can assume correctly that the code
>  is in the mono repository.

That is a good point, but am still afraid of breaking code at this point.

Why not start doing some bug fixing for now, while we talk in parallel
to Reggie, and see if he has some suggestions on how we should
proceed?  Maybe he does not mind us using ByteFX as the name of the
upgraded library.


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