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

Bob Smith bob@thestuff.net
Tue, 10 Jul 2001 19:03:42 -0400 (EDT)

Yes, but CORBA falls down in that the languages are almost imposible to
get inprocess, so there can be significant overhead involved. Plus, you
have to deal with IDL and skels/stubs. Everything's automatic and
inprocess with Mono.

On Tue, 10 Jul 2001, Eric Lemings wrote:

> 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?
> Eric.