[Mono-list] Mono in the .NET world !

Jb Evain jb at nurv.fr
Tue Feb 9 10:27:35 EST 2010


On Tue, Feb 9, 2010 at 4:12 PM, bleucat <bleucat at free.fr> wrote:
> Yesterday in Paris (France) began the Microsoft high-mass called Microsoft
> Tech-days. It's a three days big show for IT and developpers.
> http://www.microsoft.com/france/mstechdays/programmes/default.aspx
> There was a session called "Mono and his  ecosystem", the session was just
> cancelled, without explanation, without even a mail for people who
> registered to it.

The session has been cancelled because the speaker (that would be me),
couldn't make it to Paris in time due to a power failure on the TGV
line between Paris and Lyon (an overhead line broke around 8am, all
trains were delayed between 3 and 5 hours). I warned the TechDays
organization on the morning, they said they'll broadcast the

> That is,  view from here ... France ... Europe ... mono is nothing,  .NET is
> running on Windows ... that's all.

That's simply not true. I've been talking about Mono for the last 5
years at different Microsoft events in France. I also give talks at
locals alt.net events. Miguel presented Moonlight for the first time
at the Mix conference in Paris.

Mono, is an open-source project, and everyone is encouraged to give
talks and «make some buzz». You're welcome to help.

Jb Evain  <jb at nurv.fr>

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