[Mono-list] Shared source CLI beta released

Brad Wilson dotnetguy@pobox.com
Wed, 27 Mar 2002 07:43:51 -0700

Guenther Roith wrote:

> - ms might treat ximian and/or mono with using their patents and i think it
> sounds much better if we can say at court

> "no/might be but we did write everything on our own"

> than

> "might be and we did only manage because we looked at their source code"

Except that Mono is running on "gentlemen's agreements" right now to not use
any proprietary information. I suggest you guys formalize it, because it
seems almost certain that Microsoft will sue over ADO.net, ASP.net and
Windows Forms.

Just my opinion. I could be wrong. ;)


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