[Mono-dev] Killing .NET 2.0 support?

Jonathan Lima greenboxal at gmail.com
Wed May 14 18:39:32 UTC 2014

Yeah, I think that is a good move. It could even speed up old apps that use
2.0 runtime by using async and other new tools internally.

Also the effort to maintain 2.0 runtime can be used on maintaining newer
libraries and doing more important tasks.

So, +1


On Wed, May 14, 2014 at 3:32 PM, Miguel de Icaza <miguel at xamarin.com> wrote:

> Hey guys,
> Maintaining the .NET API has become a pain and we feel that everything
> that could run with 2.0 could run with 4.5.
> So we are wondering if we should just kill this and get on with our lives.
> It would let us use Async internally in our class libraries (among other
> things)
> I wonder if we could just patch the Mono C runtime to redirect all
> references to the 2.0 assemblies at runtime to the 4.0 gac?
> Miguel
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