> -----Original Message-----
> From: Robert Hicks [mailto:bobhicks / nospam.adelphia.net]
> Sent: Tuesday, October 02, 2001 10:32 PM
> To: ruby-talk ML; undisclosed-recipients:
> Subject: [ruby-talk:21975] Re: Let's work on Windows support
> 
> 
> Alan Moore wrote:
> 
> > Furio R. Filoseta wrote:
> > 
> >>I am just a developer, not a Guru, but it seems to me that the .NET way
> >>would be easier and, in the long run, better for Windows users. I am
> >>working right now with C# and felt I had to take a look into MSIL and it
> >>seems quite exhaustive to me. 
> >>
> >>Given the enormous effort Microsoft is putting into .NET I think doing
> >>the .NET way would be all gain.
> >>
> > 
> > Will .NET be included in the home version of XP?
> > 
> > 
> > 
> 
> No...XP is coming out this month and .NET is still in heavy beta (beta 2).
> 

And will go to Beta 3 before release.  But it will be offered to XP clients as a service pack to XP (over the net) next year when it is ready.

> Bob
>