Quote Originally Posted by elanthis View Post
Mono allows compatibility with a variety of Windows apps that otherwise we could not run, the same way that other cross-platform language runtimes do.
Such as? I'm unfamiliar with any practical use of Mono in my daily computing life, but I never claimed to know everything. Can you give some examples?

C# offers many of the advantages of Java and had a Free implementation long before Sun decided to release Java under the GPL.

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Mono can be embedded as a scripting engine for applications. Used most famously, IMO, by Unity3D.
Do you mean the same C# and Unity3D which (to my knowledge), don't work under Linux as of this writing?