June 30, 2004
Novell Announces Availability of Mono 1.0
WALTHAM, Mass. â June 30, 2004 â Novell today announced the availability of MonoTM 1.0, an open source development platform based on the .NET framework that allows software developers to efficiently build Linux* and cross-platform applications to benefit their customers or co-workers. A community initiative sponsored by Novell, the Mono project makes it far easier to build and develop applications on Linux and other platforms, allowing developers to get software to market faster and more cost effectively.
Link: Novell Press Release