[Mono-list] .Net App Server

Miguel de Icaza miguel@ximian.com
18 Jul 2002 14:58:43 -0400


> The market for app servers in 2003 is around 2.5 billion dollars
> according to IDC so maybe you're right ;-)  Of course your competition 
> includes the likes of MS, IBM, Sun, and Oracle.  

Details, details.  

> Open source app servers haven't fared so well, corporate IT
> departments like established companies, consulting and support 
> services and all that (and that's where these companies make most of
> their money, not on the software licensing).  Also, all open source 
> app servers (that I know of) are Java based and never managed to reach 
> critical mass (mostly, I believe, because of the lack of a first class 
> open source Java VM).  

We are the most super serious open source company out there.  I mean,
what other open source company would put documentaries about the
development process on-line?