[Mono-dev] Mono 1.1.17 has been released.

Sebastien Pouliot sebastien.pouliot at gmail.com
Wed Aug 30 20:11:40 EDT 2006

Hello Andrés,

On Wed, 2006-08-30 at 22:46 +0200, "Andrés G. Aragoneses [ knocte ]"
> Hi! Interesting discussion; see inline,
> Sebastien Pouliot wrote:
> > Second, there are scenarios where FullTrust|Nothing is a valid choice.
> > In fact this is what people do when manually downloading and executing
> > any application (mono or not). So it all comes down to the "untrusted
> > source" and, like any kind of application, this isn't a problem for
> > everyone. E.g.
> > 
> >         Company A deploys FireFox (on top of Linux, of course ;-) and a
> >         mono-plugin configured to accept signed applications (i.e.
> >         assemblies) from "Company A" only. In this case this is an
> >         (non-existing) technological choice to deploy corporate
> >         applications yet it totally avoid the "untrusted source"
> >         problem.
> > 
> Actually, if this example could be achieved, it would very possible
> that, in my particular case, my company be interested in it for the
> Linux-side of the ClickOnce technologies we are deploying, so I guess I
> am not a rare case and many other people would benefit from it too.

Quite interesting! Can you elaborate more (publicly or privately) on
your plans ?

> BTW: I suppose you already know about this extension [1]. Has anyone
> tried it out? 

First time I heard of it, but I'll definitively have a good look at it.

> What would prevent it for working with Mono (either in
> Win32 or Linux)?

Win32: Mono hosting interfaces are different from MS ones.
Linux: Hosting + other win32 calls.

> Regards,
> 	Andrés	[ knocte ]
> [1] http://www.softwarepunk.com/ffclickonce/
Sebastien Pouliot  <sebastien at ximian.com>
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