[Mono-list] Questions on Mono Roadmap

Miguel de Icaza miguel@ximian.com
04 Nov 2003 10:30:47 -0500


> I have read the roadmap of Mono on
>  http://www.go-mono.com/mono-roadmap.html. My concern is: where are the
>  cross-platform features?
> I only saw x86 and PPC support in Mono 1.0. Other architectures are
>  only "interpreter available".
> That seems not enough.

It would be ideal to ship JIT compilers for other architectures, but it
would delay Mono 1.0, and there are not a lot of people jumping to
implement those.

Mono 1.0 is not the end of Mono, it is just a stable point release that
people can use to run their applications.  If you feel unhappy about the
platform support, contact your favorite platform vendor, and get them
involved into supporting Mono, or wait for us to get around to implement

> Don't just follow MS, it's dangerous. I mean if we only focus on
>  implementing the library, we will always run after MS.

Mono has plenty of non-Microsoft components: