[Mono-list] ADO.NET/WCF Data Services under Mono

Atsushi Eno atsushieno at veritas-vos-liberabit.com
Sun May 29 05:28:24 EDT 2011


(2011/05/28 14:20), jmalcolm wrote:
> James Darbyshire wrote:
>> Does mono 2.10.x support WCF Data Services?
>> I am looking to use then alongside NHibernate to provide a DAL for an ASP
>> MVC site.
>> Thanks in advance.
>> -- 
>> Regards,
>> James Darbyshire
> I have not used WCF under Mono but it seems that nobody else is getting back
> to you. Not all of WCF is available under Mono. It seems to be their target
> to implement the subset that is used by Silverlight (Moonlight). You might
> get better answers if you ask about it on the Moonlight list.

I have never tried Data Services, nor anyone has reported any bug 
reports AFAIR.

> You can see the status of the Mono classes vs. the Microsoft ones here:
> http://www.go-mono.com/status/
> You will notice that System.Data.Services (OData) is fairly complete.
> http://www.go-mono.com/status/status.aspx?reference=4.0&profile=4.0&assembly=System.Data.Services
> http://www.go-mono.com/status/status.aspx?reference=4.0&profile=4.0&assembly=System.Data.Services.Client

It is just because the sources are Microsoft's MS-PLed code.

> An alternative is to use Service Stack instead of WCF.
> http://www.servicestack.net/

Yea, I'd also suggest using something that is really implemented and 
verified like this.

Atsushi Eno

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