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.NET Lifecycle Policy

Attention: The maintenance guideline that this introduction is describing has been deprecated from October 25, 2020. We've switched to a newly-proposed Topic-Based Maintenance Guidelines. Before we update this document, you could refer to that document instead, or stay tuned.

This policy covers .NET packages in AOSC OS, like dotnet-* and mono, which are maintained by Microsoft and the .NET community1,2.

.NET Core dotnet-*

.NET Core has 2 release types.


Mono mono

Mono has 2 release channels.


F# + Mono fsharp

F# + Mono is published from F# Software Foundation's repo.


NuGet + Mono nuget

NuGet has many distribution versions available.