[Mono-dev] Fw: [Mono-patches] r106776 - in trunk/mcs/class/System.Configuration: System.Configuration Test/System.Configuration
atsushi at ximian.com
Tue Jul 1 05:17:22 EDT 2008
Kornél Pál wrote:
> I know from my own experience that if two of us have a debate about
> something it's quite easy to take it personally but the other people
> just don't interfere because they know that this isn't really about
> personal insults.
It is not really the case (and hence your post look totally off topic).
> Anyway the problem that appears time to time is whether we should be
> 100% MS.NET compatible or should produce software that is superior to
> MS.NET even at the cost of incompatibility.
> Compatibility means functional compatibility not just implementing what
> is documented. And I think that this is what Gert tried to do.
You didn't read relevant document this time. It is *me* who fixed
the code to match the documentation.
> On the other hand - as I see - you defend that Mono is independent
> software that should function correctly.
> This latter point of view would be the best choice but Microsoft usually
> closes their bugs as "this is by design" or "we don't want to change
> this in the near future" so even if we correct bugs MS.NET will remain
No. I agree there are some weird managers who reject fixing any bugs,
but for others they have fair mind and glad to fix their bugs unlike
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