[Mono-list] Java, Mono, or C++.. by HP

Met met@uberstats.com
Wed, 17 Mar 2004 18:50:02 -0500

On Wed, 2004-03-17 at 21:25, Moritz Angermann wrote:
> Can't we just wait for Novell/Ximians review on this.
> And than take the legal concerns into account? About
> what part might get killed off and what might not?
> Also speed is relative ( to speed that is ). No, but
> honestly we've seem improvements in java's vm over
> the years. mono's might as well get improved. I do
> not say that the base of gnome should be mono based
> at least not yet for the given reasons. But as I
> already mentioned elsewhere the *day to day* small
> apps could benifit quite well from mono ( with what
> ever language you like ).
> I do think the potential of mono is huge. And maybe
> when gnome 3.6 ( what ever tell me a house number )
> ships or the legal review is done, this discussion
> should be taken up again.
> So lets postpone it until than and during the time
> everyone do what he/she likes best / feels comfor-
> table with.

It's not like this needs to be decided before we all go to bed.  But we
also cannot sit on it either.  As HP said, we need to have the
discussions in order to make the most intelligent decision.  The
importance seems so surreal, but if RMS (and others) hadn't stood up
firmly for what he believed - we'd be no where.

> kindest regards,
> -mo