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MfA should use MSBuild frameworks on Mac the way it does on Windows, to simplify the targets and so that MonoDevelop no longer has to redefine all the frameworks.
MfA should install the same framework definition files it does on Windows, but into /Library/Frameworks/Mono.framework/External/xbuild-frameworks. Note that it doesn't have to move the dlls, since with Mono (not .NET) it's possible for custom frameworks definition files to point to another directory containing the actual assemblies using the TargetFrameworkDirectory attribute - see MonoTouch/v1.0/RedistList/FrameworkList.xml for an example.
Then the GetFrameworkPaths and ResolveAssemblyReferencesDependsOn overrides could be removed from the Novell.MonoDroid.Common.targets, and assembly resolution would work the same way it does in Windows. And all the framework definition files could be removed from MonoDevelop.