[Mono-list] Features and advantages of .NET and Mono?

Eric Lemings eric.b.lemings@lmco.com
Tue, 10 Jul 2001 17:05:50 -0600

Bob Smith wrote:

> The one big one that got me hooked is the ability for any language to use
> code from any other language. This will stop the code duplication. EX:
> odbc for C/C++, jdbc for java, perls database api, python's db api, etc.
> This should greatly accelerate development times, especially on the Open
> Source front, since we wont have to reinvent the wheel for every single
> language we want to use. Write a class once, and use it everywhere.

Isn't that the whole purpose of CORBA?