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Mono is for Microsoft and Microsoft F# Loves Miguel de Icaza

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Summary: Another way of using Mono to make Microsoft stronger is found and Miguel de Icaza brags about it

ANYONE still doubting that Microsoft MVP Miguel de Icaza really works for Microsoft should check out his latest blog post, which Phoronix summarises as follows:

In this blog post by Miguel he shares that F# support will now be distributed by Mono for Linux and Mac OS X. There will also likely be F# support for Google's Android and the Nintendo Wii too, which are other platforms supported by Mono, and that there may possibly be F# support for other Mono platform targets like the Apple iPhone and Sony PlayStation 3.


He spreads Microsoft to other platforms and ignores the bad consequences. It is valuable to his career as a Microsoft booster and he gets Microsoft interviews this way.

"In summer of 1997, he [Miguel de Icaza] was interviewed by Microsoft for a job in the Internet Explorer Unix team (to work on a SPARC port), but lacked the university degree required to obtain a work H-1B visa." -- Wikipedia

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