[Mono-list] Re: Just a simple question

Robert Jordan robertj at gmx.net
Wed Mar 29 06:02:25 EST 2006


> Yesterday, while doing some dumb fitness training, one question came

Next time open a window and get a breath of fresh air ;-)

> into my mind. What if microsoft decides not to support the native
> executable (PE) format any longer? What if they say: "The one and only
> executable file format we support is the CLR/CLI (PE) format".
> What happens to mono in that case? Maybe the answer is obvious, but not
> to me. Could one of you tell me? Would it be the end of mono at windows
> platforms?

It would be the end of every unmanaged application, including Mono's
runtime, but who cares? There are alternatives.


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