[Mono-osx] Assembly "System.Json" does not exist

Michael Hutchinson m.j.hutchinson at gmail.com
Wed Feb 24 19:55:20 EST 2010

On Tue, Feb 16, 2010 at 11:13 AM, jedi_c <claireCR at free.fr> wrote:
> I'm worked with MacOS X 10.5 and I try to build with MonoDevelop a
> silverlight project created under Windows. In this project, I use the
> assembly "System.Json", but MonoDevelop fails with the next error :
> The type or namespace name 'Json' does not exist in the namespace 'System'.
> Are you missing an assembly reference?
> I search in the web but I didn't found a clear response. For the moment, I
> installed the silverlight runtime, the mono library and monoDevelop. Must I
> install something else or for the moment the assembly "System.Json" is not
> implemented?

System.Json.dll seems to be a redistributable dll (i.e. is not part of
the runtime, but instead is bundled with your app) that's not yet
included in the Moonlight SDK. You might just be able to use the one
from the MS SL SDK.

Michael Hutchinson

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