Mono development in openmoko

Tim Shannon shannon.timothy at
Fri Feb 1 18:22:38 CET 2008

I'm a .net developer professionally, so I prefer to develop in Mono as a

But why do you say Mono hates freedom?  I may be wrong, but I was under the
impression that mono is an ECMA open standard, and all of the compilers and
tools are all open source.  Microsoft's compilers and tools of course aren't
open source, but we're not talking about .net on Windows, we're talking
about mono on Linux.

On Feb 1, 2008 11:10 AM, Brandon Kruse <admteamkruz at> wrote:

> I am not bashing on enthusiasm, but why do you guys chose to develop
> in a language that hates freedom?
> Especially on this platform :/
> --------------------------------
> Brandon Kruse (bkruse)
> On Feb 1, 2008, at 9:34 AM, "Jae Stutzman" <jaebird at> wrote:
> > We are developing for OpenMoko within mono. So far so good! We are
> > currently command line (no gui yet). But it definitely is a nice
> > environment to use. Startup time is a little slow, so AOT compilation
> > would probably help out there.
> >
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