Re: .Net/Mono and C# in GNOME? Do we really need it?

On Thu, 2006-12-28 at 07:24 +0100, Tomasz Sterna wrote:
> May I ask what is with all the push for C# apps in GNOME?

People apparently like writing GNOME apps in C#. GNOME wants to have
good apps, and many apps are written in C# these days. So GNOME ends up
with C# apps.

> The main beauty of GNOME is that it is slick and unbloated.

No, that's XFCE. GNOME is "Simply Powerful" (according to

> If we really want to develop code in object oriented language, with all
> the fancy syntactic sugar, garbage collection etc.
> can't we just use D to achieve it?

If people want there to be D apps in GNOME, they should write D GNOME
apps. But it seems like no one actually writes any code in D; the people
who advocate D write their own code in C, they just want all the
C#/Java/Haskell/whatever programmers to switch to D.

-- Dan

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