Mono in 6.4?

Alan Lord alanslists at gmail.com
Sat Dec 27 03:21:33 PST 2008


Ken Moffat wrote:
<snip />
>  Personally, I wouldn't touch mono with the proverbial barge-pole -
> even this week, there seems to be an issue with mono in the kernel
> (perhaps only on ppc64).  My view is that we've got
> _more_than_enough_ languages without adding copies of M$ creations.

+1.

> But you prompt me to ask (and, as always, I _am_ asking, not
> suggesting that you should drop your suggestion) : what do you get
> from this desktop search ?  If you read -support, you will have seen
> that I've had unpleasant experiences with strigi (it's a
> compile-time dependency for some of kde4, but IMHO totally
> pointless) - what do you get with beagle (apart, perhaps, from a
> nice image of snoopy as 'joe cool' ;) that you don't get from
> 'find' ?


Also Tracker (http://projects.gnome.org/tracker/) is faster and is the 
default now for Ubuntu - they dropped Beagle in 8.04.

Seasons Greetings

Al




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