[Mono-list] any comments out there about this article

Miguel de Icaza miguel@ximian.com
11 Jul 2001 19:37:47 -0400

> I totally agree on the need for the JIT, compiler and such to be relased in
> GPL. My problem is for the class library. If a non-free software with a
> non-free license is run on top of a GPL'd mono class library, what happens?

Currently the class library is under the LGPL (read the web site,
details are there for you to read), and we are considering switching
to the GPL plus an Exception for this particular case.

This means: yes, you will be able to develop proprietary applications
using Mono.