Microsoft lessening commitment to IronPython and IronRuby
stefan_ml at behnel.de
Tue Aug 10 10:32:43 CEST 2010
Steven D'Aprano, 10.08.2010 10:04:
> On Tue, 10 Aug 2010 18:42:35 +1200, Lawrence D'Oliveiro wrote:
>> Go on, name one creative thing which was ever done in Dotnet.
> Not just Dotnet, but Python on Dotnet.
At the very end of that article, I found this statement:
"Resolver One is Windows only"
This sounds like a major drawback to me. It might be an acceptable "early
project priority" if the app is only targeting the desktop, but this system
additionally claims to be a "web-accessible spreadsheet". If this is
supposed to run on a server, it means that it will always suffer from the
"headless click-here-to-continue" problem.
It might not be too hard to port the app to Mono, but the rather explicit
claim above doesn't make me feel very comfortable about that upgrade path...
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