[Mono-list] Re: .NET User question
Wed, 04 Dec 2002 10:16:27 +0000
>Mono, is it the same as .NET but for Linux ?
Yes. But there existing not all classes like that for Windows. And there
existing other classes, which dont exists in Microsofts .NET-Framework.
>I mean when I compile a .NET application on Windows (Let's say a basic
>console application, not yet a winforms application),
>should it then run on Linux without any problem ?
Thats right. If the needes .NET-classes are reimplemented, than it run on
>And vise versa if I compile it on Linux (Mono) should it run on Windows
>If so, does that mean I can take a compiled VB.NET console application
>(which does exactly the same as the previous app) and
>run it in Linux ?
>And why is there a Win32 version of Mono ?? Can't we just use .NET ?
Mono is platformindependent - .NET isn't.
So, Mono exists for Solaris/Sparc, Linux/x86, Linux/ppc, .. etc... _and_ for
But on Windows you don't need Mono. It is only for developer of Mono to make
it more platformindependent.
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