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Are you saying that Mono has no support for the .net sql libraries? There is definitely a version of sql server that runs on linux (install is much faster and easier too!). We used it in a containerized application and it worked well (using .net Core).
So, you tell us your biases against Visual Studio and Microsoft are set in stone, and then ask for help in porting code .., and, as you get responses from well-intentioned CP members, you respond with one-line negations.
You are a troll, albeit not a clever, or entertaining, one: QED
«One day it will have to be officially admitted that what we have christened reality is an even greater illusion than the world of dreams.» Salvador Dali
Do you miss the soapbox? What can I do to make you happy again? Shall I call you a crying fanboy?
Then let me tell you that I'm the least fanboiish guy you will ever meet. My way of doing things does not fit very well to their ideas how I should be doing them. Fine, then let's part ways. I'm used to roughing it a little. You can give me a computer without a shred of software and I still can get something done. I actually find that far more interesting than trotting along with the rest of of the herd. Any herd, not just Mickeysoft.
Mickeysoft really is not an option when the whole point is to get away from Mickysoft. That should be so simple that even the most desperate fanboi can't deny.
I have lived with several Zen masters - all of them were cats.
His last invention was an evil Lasagna. It didn't kill anyone, and it actually tasted pretty good.
Government can give you nothing but what it takes from somebody else. A government big enough to give you everything you want is big enough to take everything you've got, including your freedom.-Ezra Taft Benson
You must accept 1 of 2 basic premises: Either we are alone in the universe or we are not alone. Either way, the implications are staggering!-Wernher von Braun
You are right, it should be "they are" - but "he" is a generic term on the internet which includes both sexes, since you have no idea what the gender or sexual orientation of the other person might be.
Remember "The internet: where men are men, women are men, and fifteen year old girls are FBI agents".
"I have no idea what I did, but I'm taking full credit for it." - ThisOldTony
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Well not sure it counts as the internet but after a quick round of Google it does seem to still be the case although people are still trying to challenge and change it, first to 'he or she' and more recently to 'they' to be more inclusive.