[Mono-list] just installed mono, most basic test failed.

David Curylo curylod at asme.org
Wed May 13 11:22:18 UTC 2015

It’s not like Java where you can blindly expect your code to run across platforms.  More like Python or Erlang or numerous other languages and runtimes where most of the code will work across platforms, but some libraries are platform-specific.

WCF’s TCP binding isn’t going to work in it’s current state, so if you’re unwilling to choose a cross platform communications library, then it won’t be a good fit across platforms.  That’s more of a WCF issue than a mono issue, and well, WCF doesn’t have cross platform in mind.  It’s _Windows_ Communication Foundation.

If you want binary communications and want it to work cross platform and you want it to be more robust than simple sockets, then I would really recommend you use something more like ZeroMQ https://github.com/zeromq/netmq.

On May 12, 2015, at 3:33 PM, Pierre-François Culand <pfc at culand.ch> wrote:

> Mono is not a fully functional and complete .Net Framework virtual machine for Mac... It's a pity...

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