[Mono-dev] Re: What would you like to see in Mono?

Maxime de Lavenne max at tfbc.com
Thu Apr 6 18:30:06 EDT 2006

> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:mono-devel-list-bounces at lists.ximian.com] On Behalf 
> Of James Mansion
> Sent: Thursday, April 06, 2006 12:28 AM
> To: Jonathan Pryor
> Cc: Dave Cramer; mono-devel-list at lists.ximian.com
> Subject: RE: [Mono-dev] Re: What would you like to see in Mono?
> >One problem with this: none of it is standardized.  Red Hat 
> will differ 
> >from SuSE will differ from Debian will differ from...
> Sure - but surely you define an interface, and the 
> environment can define a localised implementation for your 
> flavour of UNIX.
> Hopefully this would not be Linux specific, but would be 
> achievable on Solaris and *BSD too. (And who cares about AIX, eh? ;-))
> I don't think Mono should have to ship with all possible 
> implementations - a couple and a null implementation that 
> throws NotImplemented or similar should be enough.

I don't understand that approach. Java's JVM works out of the box on all
systems (or please slam me if I am wrong :)

Why can't mono ?


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