[Mono-list] .NET version 1.1 and 2.0

Marsh, Drew dmarsh@mimeo.com
Tue, 16 Jul 2002 15:55:14 -0400

Dennis Hayes [mailto:DENNISH@Raytek.com] wrote:

> "The class libraries seem to have been rushed out the door before they
> tested enough, and it shows in various areas," de Icaza said. The problems

> range "from simple inconsistencies in some database classes to fundamental

> problems with the class libraries."

These statements are ultra-vague. Maybe Miguel could elaborate on those
quotes with more specifics when he gets a chance? A few examples of the "bad
design" perhaps. 

Also, as far as the database (ADO.NET) classes go they're, not part of the
ECMA class libraries. Therefore they're Microsoft proprietary class
libraries. Anyone trying to emulate their functionality is doing so at their
own risk, right? Same goes for windows forms, asp.net, enterprise services,