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

Bob Smith bob@thestuff.net
Tue, 10 Jul 2001 19:05:33 -0400 (EDT)

C# and Java as a language are about the same. The difference lies in the
backend. C# will allow other languages to be easily combined with it. Java
wont (ok, there are a few exceptions, but not neerly on the scale I'm
talking about)

On Tue, 10 Jul 2001, Eric Lemings wrote:

> More questions:
> What makes C# a better language than Java?  (I'm not fluent in either one
> but they look virtually the same to me.  Not to mention, neither one is an
> ISO standardized language and probably won't be for at least 5 years from
> now.)
> And how is .NET different from the CORBA platform?  Does .NET overlap with
> CORBA or does it have an entirely different purpose?
> Thanks,
> Eric.
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