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

Dominik Pich Dominik at pich.info
Wed Jul 13 10:47:31 EDT 2005

I didnt post here because I couldnt find a plugin (I admit I didnt  
try ;))
I posted here because I wondered (and still do) why there is  

Is there a ...technical reason... is it just for fun.. or just  
because you dont like eclsipse.....or

On Jul 13, 2005, at 12:58 PM, Slava Petrenko wrote:

> 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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