[Wine] Re: What Windows apps stand in the way of switching to Linux at your shop?

James E. LaBarre jamesl at bestweb.net
Fri Oct 7 22:14:49 CDT 2005

Dan Kegel wrote:
> On 10/7/05, Ken Cheney <ken at aasmg.com> wrote:
>>I am using a software called Calyx Point.  Runs on .NET... so .NET would be
> Sorry, Wine is not going to run .NET any time soon.
> Mono might, though.

As far as I've been able to determine, Mono is only usable as a C# 
runtime as long as the programme has been compiled to use it. 
Otherwise, the MS .NET is the only option.

One of the major reasons I haven't migrated my brother's system over to 
Linux is the lack of a Linux-usable (which means native or Wine) eBay 
offline auction posting tool.;  Any on-line solution isn't workable, as 
he's on dial-up, can't get DSL, and the dial-up isn't much good either. 
  The programme he uses, MrPoster, is .NET based, and the developers 
have experssed an extreme disinterest in even making a Macintosh port, 
let alone anything less than Linux-hostile.  EBay themselves are 
completely useless in this area too.

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