[Mono-list] Question for Mono Programmers: Why is Open Source So Gung-Ho About a MS Product?

Miguel de Icaza miguel@ximian.com
24 Jul 2002 16:54:12 -0400

> I'm working on an article about the strange relationship between Mono 
> and MS. Why .NET? Why is it happening? Why is it important?
> Please respond to john@bigwidelogic.com if you'd like to comment on 
> these philosophical, not techie, questions. Thanks!

You should adopt good ideas no matter where they come from.  For
example, the .NET Framework is a really nice idea, but the .NET Passport
is a really bad one.

We adopt the good ideas, we do not adopt the bad ones.