[Mono-list] Moving from .NET to Mono on Linux

Miguel de Icaza miguel@ximian.com
12 Jan 2003 21:20:20 -0500


> We are considering to move our branch servers running on 
> Microsoft
> 2000/NT with a couple of .NET applications namely in VB.NET and
> aspx pages to mono platform on linux
> I have the following questions for you :
> 1. Is the mono platform robust and flexible enough as MS .NET ?

This will depend a lot on your application.  Mono's ASP.NET
implementation is maturing rapidly, but there are certainly holes.  For
instance version 0.17 was not able to run IBuySpy, but the CVS version

> 3. Are there any case studies or live implementation details 
> that
>     ou can share with me  ?

You would be the first one ;-)

> 4. Can you provide any support from your end during migration 
> phase ?

Ximian could, but it is still an early stage deployment.