[Mono-list] Mono quotes from a Sun evangelist

Andy Satori dru@satori-assoc.com
Tue, 25 Mar 2003 14:21:40 -0500

Hence the reason that Mono is better suited for long term success than Java.

Java implementations must meet Suns guidelines, you can't improve upon the
foundation through extension.  Mono can improve upon .NET though.

Thus Mono becomes the standard, and .NET becomes and implementation thereof.


On 3/25/03 1:54 PM, "Mathias Hasselmann" <mathias.hasselmann@gmx.de> pounded
the keyboard to produce:

> On Tue, 2003-03-25 at 17:47, clauer@dotnet-fr.org wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> http://j2eerocks.web.aplus.net/j2eeclass/SunShootout_speakernoted.pdf
>> See slide #28 in this J2EE vs .NET slide deck from a Java evangelist from
>> SUN.
>> Quote: "Some people think Mono Project will give some alternative .NET
>> implementation. They'd better wake up. Mono will never be compatible with
>> .NET"
>> You bet? ;-))
> Hi,
> I'd just say Sun needs better analysts.
> See: I'm already satisfied if .NET stays compatible with Mono. Yeah, the
> other direction: Develop for Mono, run everwhere -- you get the idea.
> Well, and that goal is a trivial one: The .NET Framework is out,
> applications depend on it. Obviously Microsoft has to keep backward
> compatibility and fortunatly they are known, to do this kind of job
> really good.
> Ciao,
> Mathias
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