"There are two distinct components here: an open source Gmail API written for the .NET framework, and a proof of concept Windows application built on top of that API that provides basic remote Gmail functions."
Open source, client software, in .NET, connected to Gmail — all in the same sentence? That’s blowing up a lot of common misconceptions.
And this is very interesting in terms of architecture:
07/08/04 update: speaking of what some people would think of as improbable matings, FairKeys is a program written in C# to return your FairPlay keys from the Apple server that can run on Macs with Mono.