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05.12.12

Xamarin is Still an Anti-Java Company

Posted in GNU/Linux, Google, Java, Microsoft at 8:40 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

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Summary: The Microsoft boosters from Miguel de Icaza’s company find new ways to disrupt Android promotion and promote Microsoft .NET instead

Fernando Cassia reminds us that “de Icaza is hell bent on destroying Java since he started his .Net clone”

He links to this new article which relates to Xamarin‘s attempt to sabotage Android with Microsoft .NET (or Mono):

A company has substantially ported Google’s Java-based Android software to use C# and the .NET framework, a move that could be the first step towards creating an Android-like operating system that avoids legal entanglements with Oracle.

When will the Microsoft fans from Xamarin realise that the Free software community does not care for their work? All they do is damage Free software and a lot of Microsoft promotion.

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2 Comments

  1. Needs Sunlight said,

    May 12, 2012 at 8:47 am

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    Going that route would trade legal entanglements with Oracle for those with M$. Not that the former is good, but the latter is definitely far worse as history has show us. Also, it’s trading a framework that functions well for one that is bloated and unreliable.

  2. Michael said,

    May 12, 2012 at 12:24 pm

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    What happened to the idea that choice is a good thing. Don’t like the choice of Mono – then don’t use it. I have no problem with that. But for you to be actively advocating against choice is completely contrary to the idea of an OSS ecosystem.

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