[Mono-list] Classes in Mono.

Garrett Rooney rooneg@electricjellyfish.net
Fri, 13 Jul 2001 16:51:38 -0400

On Fri, Jul 13, 2001 at 02:16:30PM -0400, Miguel de Icaza wrote:
> > Just to throw my opinion in, I would personally prefer to see the libraries
> > licensed as LGPL.  It seems to me that it would drastically improve the
> > chances of comercial projects using them, where as if they are GPL'd, even
> > with an embedded exception, it might push many people to use the MS 'not
> > really free' implimentation on FreeBSD if they want a C# implimentation on
> > UNIX.
> > 
> > Personally, I do want to have a C# implimentation on UNIX, and I would prefer
> > to use mono, but if it's class libraries are GPL'd, that could put a big
> > damper on things at work.
> The GPL + the special exception Rhys is talking about is the same
> thing that you see in GNU Classpath: the class libraries used by
> Kaffe, and they do allow people to write proprietary applications on
> Unix.

ahh, well, in that case it sounds good to me ;-)

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