Category Archives: mono

Connecting to MySQL with ODBC on Mono

We had a visitor on #mono today who needed help with his homework. It seems that Reggie is happy to have forgotten everything about using ODBC to connect to MySQL. I was curious and feeling helpful, so I figured it … Continue reading

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PPA installation on karmic

I don’t know how long add-apt-repository has been around, but I’ve found it very useful for installing some of the bleeding edge stuff I want to test: $ for ppa in do-core team-xbmc nvidia-vdpau chromium-daily directhex/monoxide do sudo add-apt-repository ppa:$ppa … Continue reading

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IRC logs for #ubuntu-us-wa

Hello, google. I would like to introduce you to our chat logs. Chat logs, google. Google, chat logs. We will discuss things here such as Mono, GNOME and Debian. We may even use it to talk about work on the … Continue reading

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A quick update – I’m a grad student!

Hey all! I’m sorry I haven’t been very active with my packages recently. I all-of-a-sudden started grad school and have been swamped with studying. I also started a contract and have been busy trying to learn a new codebase while … Continue reading

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Well, that was an eventful day!

*whew* I did a bunch of things yesterday. We took our kindergärtner to her first Friday at her new school (and were about 10 minutes tardy. oops). We then took our toddler to a nearby playground with swings and slides … Continue reading

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Mono 2.4.2.3+dfsg-2 just hit debian

Thanks to Meebey! Sorry for the being out of touch thing and the not posting anything recently thing. A vacation took me by surprise and clocked me right upside the head. Next on the TODO list: Update the dlr-languages package … Continue reading

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dlr-languages package passes another hurdle

It looks like the upload of the Iron* languages to Debian is imminent. We’ve gotten the debian/watch file downloading a tarball of the git tag we’ve chosen for this release. This was the last bit meebey needed in order to … Continue reading

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MS-PL is acceptable for Fedora as a GPL-incompatible license

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-legal-list/2009-August/msg00017.html In addition, IronRuby/IronPython/DLR may make it in to FC 13, thanks to Brett.

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Randal Schwartz interviews Michael Foord about IronPython

The FLOSS Weekly folks (including my homie, Randal) just published this week’s interview. It is with Michael Foord, who I just met a couple weeks ago. He published a book about IronPython. He mentions Mono, the DLR and IronRuby, too … Continue reading

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Looking to get Iron* and the DLR into RedHat

I sent an email to the Fedora Legal list asking whether they will accept software released under the MS-PL license. My friend and former colleague, Brett Lentz mentioned that he was concerned that the Fedora folks might not accept software … Continue reading

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