From: Padraig Brady (padraig at domain antefacto.com)
Date: Thu 27 Jun 2002 - 11:02:30 IST
Stephen_Reilly at domain dell.com wrote:
> Yesterday when I looked it up I found statements from both Microsoft
> and Corel regarding the availability of most of the the .New CLI on FreeBSD.
> As in c#, jscript etc. Today, however, I can find nothing but promises of
> the port and news about the $135mil partnership. Has anybody onlist
> downloaded .Net for linux, or have any opinion as to it's viability ?
Have you looked at mono?
BTW the $135m "investment" by M$ in Corel was interesting.
Corel had a lot (of supposedly valid) lawsuits against M$
regarding wordperfect etc, but they were in a dire cash
flow position so they made a deal with the devil for which
M$ got 25% of the company, oh and ye Corel had to develop
notyet for POSIX . M$' $135m investment is today worth
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