[Mono-devel-list] development of monodevelop: why? :P

Slava Petrenko slava at z.org.ua
Wed Jul 13 06:58:41 EDT 2005

Dominik Pich wrote:
> I understand monodevelop is a project 'porting' sharpdevelop to mono.
> The question I ask myself why is that effort made instead of taking  
> advantage of code already there: eclipse. Made for java it should be  
> ideal for a managed language like c# and with its plugin architecture  
> should be also well suited to be expanded.
> Besides it is open source.
> So I wonder why have monodevelop (which is awefully complicated to  
> set up and doesn't feel native therefore. [Im on OSX btw]
> Im sure there is a reason behind it all and I'd appreciate it if  
> somone could tell me (a newbie with mono) why we need our own IDE  
> instead of writing a plugin for eclipse like it was done for C/C++  
> and php.
try http://www.improve-technologies.com/alpha/esharp/

> Regards,
> Dominik
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