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README.pod: add a section for Cygwin/.NET; amend the CREDITS section …

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@@ -13,13 +13,24 @@ C<test.pl>.
=item *
-Mono. 2.6.4 and later are well-tested, though success has been reported with 2.4.x as well. ggoebel on #perl6 reports that 2.6.7 fails with a bus error on OS X 10.4 x86, but 2.6.4 works; 2.6.7 is fine on other platforms. 2.9.x is
+Mono. 2.6.4 and later are well-tested, though success has been reported with 2.4.x as well. ggoebel on #perl6 reports that 2.6.7 fails with a bus error on OS X 10.4 x86, but 2.6.4 works; 2.6.7 is fine on other platforms. 2.9.x or later is
recommended for best performance.
Debian and derivatives have a modular mono packaging; you should install
'mono-complete'. (The other packages exist for the sake of Debian-packaged
programs.)
+=item *
+
+Windows/Microsoft .NET 3.5 (2.0 runtime with 3.5 extensions) or .NET 4.0.
+Download 4.0 from here: goo.gl/PMKvB
+
+Currently, you need to make a couple of changes to the Makefile to enable
+a successful build under Cygwin, but once sorear makes a Configure.pl and/or
+uses the mono autotools templates, this won't be needed... merely remove C<mono>
+from the line starting with C<RUN_CLR=>. Note that you can also run niecza
+under mono on Windows (see above).
+
=back
=head1 DEPENDENCIES (BUILD FROM SOURCE)
@@ -59,6 +70,6 @@ under the Artistic License 2.0 (included under LICENSE).
=head1 CREDITS AND PRIOR ART
-This project is a spin-off of experiments done for Matthew "diakopter" Wilson's
-csmeta / Sprixel project, and is heavily inspired by many of its lower-level
-details.
+This project was originally a spin-off of experiments done for
+Matthew "diakopter" Wilson's sprixel project, and is heavily inspired by
+many of its lower-level details.

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