[Mono-dev] Mono's future
pablo.ruiz at gmail.com
Wed Jul 6 08:46:31 EDT 2011
Spanish ones can be found at:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_postal_codes_in_Spain Or even easier a
list can be downloaded from: http://www.codigospostales.com/descarga.html
On Wed, Jul 6, 2011 at 1:15 PM, Quandary <quandary82 at hailmail.net> wrote:
> I thought I might add ZIP code DB + Region DB + Country DB to the things I
> want to provide on the support site, under some rubrique like
> If some people here can provide their country's zip-codes, I'll add it to
> the db.
> Naturally, I would provide ALL of Switzerland's ZIP codes.
> CREATE TABLE [dbo].[T_ZIP_YourCountry](
> [ZIP_UID] [uniqueidentifier] NOT NULL,
> [ZIP_ID] [int] NOT NULL,
> [ZIP_Number] [int] NULL,
> [ZIP_String] [nvarchar](4000) NULL,
> [ZIP_Name_Short] [nvarchar](4000) NULL,
> [ZIP_Name_Long] [nvarchar](4000) NULL,
> [ZIP_State_Abbv] [nvarchar](20) NULL
> [ZIP_Country_ISO] [nvarchar](2) NULL
> ) ON [PRIMARY]
> Make sure ZIP_Name_ short+long is in the native language, not English. If
> it's only provided in English (and English is not the native language, add
> an additional nvarchar column, like name_en)).
> Else it's going to be a mess.
> e.g. (Swiss ZIPs)
> ID, ZIP_Nr, Zip_Str, Name_Sort, Name_Long,
> state, iso_ctry
> 56E65A31-15AB-4352-9335-2FCB8931BDBF, 0, 1201, '1201',
> Genève, Genève, GE, CH
> 23899739-3D30-4C79-ABCA-375EEDCE3A02, 1, 1200, '1200',
> Genève, Genève, GE, CH
> 5A56CD0A-848E-4B43-8B30-F3C15F049AE5, 2, 1200, '1200', Genève
> 1, Genève 1, GE, CH
> A804CE5E-A4AC-410E-8564-DF76EC74BE1E, 3, 1200, '1200', Genève
> 2, Genève 2 Cornavin Dépôt, GE, CH
> I think the drupal project would be a nice source for such partial lists.
> So if someone has 'too much' time...
> Equal things for a list of States/"Administrative Units"/Regions of
> Timezone and monthname/weekname might also be useful, but that can be read
> out from .NET on Windows automatically.
> Am 05.07.2011 23:50, schrieb Pablo Ruiz:
> I'm interested on offering my services for training, bugfixing, etc. so
> let me know which kind of details you will need (a resume or something
> similiar I guess).
> Algo, regarding libraries and wrappers working on mono, take a look at
> https://github.com/pruiz/WkHtmlToXSharp which is one of my projects and
> which we have deployed on Linux/Mono.
> PD: I'm located on Spain, so on-site services would be restricted to
> Spain mostly, or southern UE when possible.
> On Tue, Jul 5, 2011 at 10:49 PM, Quandary <quandary82 at hailmail.net> wrote:
>> I plan on setting up a website on mono support.
>> It will:
>> - Collect paid support request and people able to do paid support
>> (rent-a-coder style)
>> - Collect bug reports (and bounties anybody sets out to get a specific
>> bug fixed)
>> - Provide a list of people searching and offering mono/Linux-related
>> - Provide a general .NET marketplace for (larger) code snippets
>> (buy/sell + for free)
>> - Collect mono related tutorials and organize them (also make it
>> possible for users to submit one)
>> - Collect volunteer-work and providing ideas for such
>> - Provide a troubleshoot forum & wiki
>> - and of course collect money/donations (partially by ads, unobtrusively)
>> If you want to be on the supplier list, drop me a mail (caution, my
>> mailbox might be full).
>> It will also publish some libraries that almost work with mono on Linux,
>> with the necessary fixes
>> (DNS/ExcelPackagePlus, screenshot library, dataBase abstraction/access
>> layer, ffmpeg-wrapper, SendKeys library for X11 [yes, I have it
>> working], etc.)
>> Then, I also want to put up some introductory quick-start-tutorials for
>> SQL-databases that run on Linux (MySQL, PostGre, Oracle, Sybase,
>> FireBird, ODBC).
>> As well as the setup thereof.
>> I also plan to put an Android-APK dex/Java-decompiler online (of course
>> only to be used on your own creations :) ).
>> The SendKeys library is something I had to implement for that, because
>> the decompiler backend is deliberately made a GUI application (and
>> packed + encrypted), so it couldn't be used for precisely this. The
>> freely available tools aren't quite good enough. I can, by now, remote
>> control the GUI decompiler from a WinForms and a console application,
>> but I still struggle a bit to get this tinkering-program-design somehow
>> to work in a multithreaded environment.
>> I will also make available a text-to-speech webservice, with an
>> espeak-backend (pinvoke wrapper finished).
>> Future plans are a virus-checking webservice (ClamAV pinvoke TBD)+ a
>> mime-identification service (I now have a working libmagic wrapper).
>> I've been working on those things for quite a while.
>> By now, it's working with MVC3 with Razor + Ajax + JQuery + nHibernate
>> on Linux and PostGre/Firebird/MySQL (+ MS-SQL).
>> I now got a new server, x64 with 4 GB RAM, running Ubuntu Server 11.04 +
>> nginx + mono 2.10.2
>> with virtual name-based hosting up-and-running, even for punycode URLs.
>> That should be fast enough for the beginning.
>> However, the nameservers I use(d) are 'switching to a better support
>> mode', which is a nice way to say that they will start to charge
>> ridiculous fees, so I was busy setting up my own nameservers, for that I
>> will never have to move my nameserver-entries ever again in the future
>> (believe me, setting up bind9-DLZ is a undocumented pain-in-the ass that
>> can consume an entire weekend with ease).
>> Since I got bind9-dlz running, I will also offer DNS service (for free,
>> if reasonably few traffic).
>> Which I later-on intend to combine with a cheap mono website-hosting
>> service, of which FREE DNS service will be a part :)).
>> However, this is time-consuming, and since I also have a normal job 8
>> hours a day, 5 days a week - and since I already have to work overtime
>> there (we've TOO MUCH work here, we're delivering next week what should
>> have been delivered in January 2011), and since I'm also helping out
>> (paid) a workmate writing a supplier-data-exchange soap-interface for
>> his own little private commercial project till mid-month (he's run into
>> his own set of problems with overtime + family), there will be an early
>> prototype online at the end of the month, at best. However, I'm not sure
>> whether it's wise to put something half-finished online, so I might
>> still reconsider even that - I'll see what I have at the end of the month.
>> In the meantime, I could use any help I can get.
>> - ideas / suggestion
>> - somebody who's fluent in Gimp/Photoshop for creating design stuff,
>> logo, banner, etc.
>> - somebody who has already done a pinvoke wrapper for ClamAV (there is
>> one half-finished one on SourceForge, I think)
>> Kind regards
>> On 07/05/2011 11:26 AM, Andrew Brehm wrote:
>> > Robert Jordan wrote:
>> >> On 01.07.2011 12:01, ah hatem wrote:
>> >>> What is the current status of mono after the layoff of the entire mono
>> >>> team?
>> >>> How will that affect mono on the short and long terms? How much of the
>> >>> mono
>> >> The former Novell employees are now focused on product development
>> >> for mobile platforms and their tooling. Parts of Mono/.NET
>> >> framework unrelated to these platforms may become more or less
>> >> abandoned, but they already were, so this is nothing new!
>> > I do hope that Xamarin will also offer Mono for Mac OS X, Linux and
>> > like Novell did before.
>> > MonoMac is too good to give up!
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