[Mono-list] Re: Suggestions
Fri, 25 Mar 2005 16:51:52 +0100
> From http://www.mono-project.com/ASP.NET
> "Both are fully functional at this point."
> This is somewhat disingenuous. A .net web developer is going to presume
> that this means it works just like IIS and .Net but on linux with mono
> and apache.
> It doesnt work on windows with apache and mono
> It doesnt work on OSX with apache and mono
> It works on linux - but only if your idea of good systems administration
> includes restarting apache everytime you make a change to your site.
> I know there is a bug open about it, i know there is a control panel
> work around. But really, ASP.Net development with mono is completely
> unuseable for real world situations on any platform. This is despite
> the fact that most of it is pretty much there waiting to be used.
I don't agree with this point.
Sure, it would be nicer if XSP+mod_mono would behave more like
ASP.NET+IIS, but this is not an issue for professional ASP.NET/XSP
Serious development implies a staging/development server,
so I simply don't care whether I have to restart Apache
or not: it's just a script that gets called after a