[Mono-list] Is Mono serious? Is Mono still alive?

Adam Tauno Williams awilliam at whitemice.org
Fri Oct 30 12:52:56 EDT 2009

> > 4) Is mono executing the best strategy (as in - what is best for Mono and
> > the Open Source community) by relying on Mono-Develop? Could we not
> > implement (or at least explore) mono on Eclipse or Netbeans IDE's and
> > concentrate our efforts instead on integrating to a fully mature IDE
> > infrastructure instead of developing YAIDE from scratch without a snow-balls
> > hope in hades of keeping up with the other IDE's? Just a thought. I suggest
> > that the Mono-Project look into the other IDE's, it wont slow down
> > Mono-Develop any and more choice would be good here.
> MonoDevelop is already a very mature IDE (code completion, refactoring, 
> gtk designer, visual debugging, etc.).

Ditto,  MD is a excellent, fast, and stable.   I develop in both Python
and C# in MD and it is a great pleasure to work with/in

> MonoDevelop is also a great application for dogfooding Mono and GTK#, so 
> we can find and fix issues.

Also I'd imagine building a .NET Gtk# designer in a Java IDE might not
be a bucket of fun.
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