[Mono-list] Re: C# class library
Miguel de Icaza
17 Aug 2001 16:07:25 -0400
> Sure, you said that before. But may I remind you of these
> questions that have so far remained unanswered?
I can answer those questions, but they seem mostly of religious
nature. And I honestly find them offensive.
> a) Are you willing to work together more closely with a Free
> Software initiave like DotGNU than you would for example work
> together with "EvilCompany"?
I find you making this question offensive. I have worked for six
years straight writing free software.
I am also not interested in demonizing anyone. Including Microsoft.
> b) In particular, would it work for you to make the C# class
> library a GNU project and to work together with the DotGNU
> Steering Committee to make sure that this class library meets
> the needs of the DotGNU project as well as the needs of the
> Mono project?
I have offered before people to get CVS access to the Mono repository
so they can commit changes to allow the class libraries to work with
Mono is not a GNU project because being part of GNU means that I have
to use the expression `GNU/Linux'. If you want to know why I wont do
this, read (the bottom of):
And that just tells a small part of the story. But it is not worth
getting into details.
> c) How is the Mono class library licensed? (GPL plus linking
> exception? LGPL?)
You can read the license on the Mono web site: