[Mono-devel-list] Reuse parts of MCS in Class Libraries?

Miguel de Icaza miguel at ximian.com
Tue May 11 23:30:30 EDT 2004


> Reuse or Recode?
> ========================
> I would love to be able to build on the great work that has already been 
> done. I don't want to recreate all the logic for parsing and tokenizing 
> a language if an existing solution can either be built on or extended to 
> satisfy the issue.

Just to add to what Jonathan said.  The MCS compiler is licensed under
the GPL, but since Novell owns the copyright, it is also available to
be relicensed (just like the Mono runtime) under commercial terms, but
that has a cost associated.

You can contact mono-licensing at ximian.com for details.


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