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From "Robert Burrell Donkin" <robertburrelldon...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Stonehenge
Date Sat, 15 Nov 2008 16:31:11 GMT
On Sat, Nov 15, 2008 at 4:22 PM, Senaka Fernando <senakafdo@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 15, 2008 at 9:24 PM, Robert Burrell Donkin <
> robertburrelldonkin@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> On Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 4:20 PM, Michael Champion
>> <Michael.Champion@microsoft.com> wrote:
>> > I'd also point out that there are free SDKs and Express versions of most
>> of the Microsoft development tools [1], targeted at non-commercial
>> developers.  See  [2] for a neutral discussion of what has been left out of
>> the Express editions.
>> >
>> > So, while these tools are not open source, there are no barriers that I
>> know of against using them to build and test open source software.
>> >
>> > [1] http://www.microsoft.com/express/ (Designed for, but usable without
>> Silverlight)
>> > [2] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microsoft_Visual_Studio_Express
>>
>> great
>>
>> creating a short guide to getting involved in open source on .NET
>> might help stronehenge encourage contributors
>
>
> +1. Also, there are some ASF projects that use .NET technologies as of
> present (ex:- Lucene, [1]), that might IMHO, be worth taking a look at.

yeh - once stonehenge has a good page, the mentors should probably
look to move the content into the apache development site
(http://www.apache.org/dev) and link in.

- robert

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