[Mono-list] Questions

Martin Coxall martin.coxall@itouch.co.uk
Tue, 10 Jul 2001 10:23:29 +0100

> Even if it does become an ECMA standard, what assurances do we have that
> Microsoft won't engineer subtle differences that make it difficult to
> write portable code, or to add small incompatible features that we will
> always be running to catchup with? How do we know we won't get, excuse
> the expression, 0wNz0r3d?

We have to get Miguel de Icaza or some of his Ximian/FSF colleagues on the 
ECMA committe responsible for standardisation- to make sure they don't slip 
any changes is that could harm Mono.

As the register put it, this is an absolute minimum requirement.


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