[Mono-list] Shared source CLI beta released

t3rmin4t0r funwithpnet@yahoo.com
Thu, 28 Mar 2002 00:07:03 +0530

On Wed, Mar 27, 2002 at 12:01:10PM -0500, Miguel de Icaza wrote:
> > You may use any information in intangible form that you remember after
> > accessing the Software. However, this right does not grant you a license
> > to any of Microsoft's copyrights or patents for anything you might
> > create using such information.
> > --
> > 
> > This seems to imply that merely looking at the software and remembering
> > how things work does not stop a person from working on projects like
> > mono and dotgnu.
> This basically allows people to "glance" at the code and then you are
> free to go and implement your own.

    You're wrong !. Implementation is a "tangible" use/form of information.
The license says "You can carry it to your death bed, but don't write it down"
*      not yet another Mono contributor      *