[Mono-list] Be carefull. MS put an adendum to the SDK EULA

Miguel de Icaza miguel@ximian.com
19 Mar 2002 14:06:29 -0500

> An Addendum to the EULA 
> (http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/en-us/dnnetdep/html/addendeula.asp), now 
> expressly forbids running the .NET redistributables in non-Windows 
> platforms, so that even if our runtime now allows it we MUST NOT copy class 
> library DLLs or csc, and even sample code, to Linux.
> In truth they forbid to redistribute those to run on non-windows platforms, 
> but I think the border is fuzzy enough to warrant some trouble.

These applies actually to a few of the bits that Microsoft allows you to
redistribute (for example the SMC sample compiler).  The request seems
fair (and it is not like Mono plans on distributing Microsoft dlls,
otherwise, what would be the point of Mono).

So, there is nothing to be afraid of.