[Mono-list] Huh?

Adam Tauno Williams awilliam at whitemice.org
Fri Nov 28 13:58:38 EST 2008

On Fri, 2008-11-28 at 10:52 -0800, Jerry Houston wrote:
> With some time off due to a US vacation day, I decided it's time to take a 
> look at the newest mono. Checking my distro's software update feature, I found 
> only 1.0 available, so I figured I'd need to go directly to the ximian web 
> site and look there instead.
> Entering http://www.ximian.com took me to a Novell Linux Enterprise website.
> What's up with that?  I thought I was pretty well aware of who's in bed with 
> whom (e.g., Novell and Microsoft), but I didn't have any idea that a ximian 
> URL would take me to a Novell web site.

Ximian (the company) was purchased by Novell in 2003 (5 years ago).

If you want Mono it is more effective to go to the project's website

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