[Mono-dev] Visual Studio project files - update to 2013?

Alexander Köplinger alex.koeplinger at outlook.com
Tue Jan 27 21:30:37 UTC 2015

+1, now that the community edition provides easy access to a current VS for open source devs I see no reason to keep the old stuff.
-- Alex
> Date: Tue, 27 Jan 2015 21:15:46 +0000
> From: directhex at apebox.org
> To: mono-devel-list at lists.ximian.com
> Subject: [Mono-dev] Visual Studio project files - update to 2013?
> Dear all,
> We're currently considering upgrading the Visual Studio project files
> for the Mono runtime to require VS2013 as a minimum, rather than 2012.
> This introduces two major features for us - it means C99 compatibility
> so we can clean up the runtime to use standard C99 types throughout, and
> 2013 has a fully-featured gratis "community" edition which would allow
> any Windows-based contributor to hack on the Mono runtime without
> handing thousands of dollars over to Microsoft for Visual Studio Pro.
> How does the rest of the list feel about it? I'm very much pro - I use
> VS2013CE to build the new Windows packages of Mono.
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