[Mono-list] Mono 1.9.0 Preview 1+ is out!!

Jonathan Pobst monkey at jpobst.com
Wed Feb 6 12:28:59 EST 2008

I create the Moma definition files from the Mono Windows Installer. 
There usually isn't an installer available until shortly before the 
final version comes out, so I don't think a definition file preview is 
going to happen.

A preview also doesn't make too much sense for Moma, as we are already 
frozen and are not going to be adding any methods to the release, just 
fixing regression bugs.


Damien DALY wrote:
> Hi,
> Do you think we can have a preview version of a Moma definition file
> for 1.9.0 to see how my project compatibility with mono has changed ?
> Thanks,
> Damien
> 2008/2/6, Thomas Wiest <twiest at novell.com>:
>> sasha wrote:
>>>> Please help the Mono team to make 1.9.0 the best release of Mono ever.
>>>> Thanks again!
>>> Few months ago I asked to fix bug 342536
>>> (https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=342536), but it still not
>>> fixed. And i can't make any additional tests because this bug blocks my
>>> application at startup.
>> We're waiting to see if this fix is too dangerous to be introduced into
>> 1.9 at this stage. Depending on that decision, it will be in preview 3.
>>> Also i have a question. Don't you think that there already are too many
>>> bugs in tracker?
>>> I have many small applications for .NET 1.1 and 2.0 (SWF, ASP.NET) and i
>>>   try to run them using each version of mono since version ~1.1.3 during
>>> few years and almost __ALL__ of them do not work properly. And when
>>> people ask me: "What can you say about mono?", i can answer only one
>>> thing: "is is very unstable and does not fit for real work". And this is
>>> a tendency for each new version. You make new releases with new
>>> features, but existing bugs fixed very slowly.
>>> For me it is clearly that Novell never overtakes Microsoft. Maybe it's
>>> better to polish existing code then try to implement new features?
>> Have you filed bugs for all of these?
>> Thomas
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