[Mono-list] Novell and mono project

Adam Williams awilliam@whitemice.org
06 Aug 2003 20:19:03 -0400

> I'm just hoping that Novell's ownership of Mono doesn't awaken the
> dormant patent litigators at Microsoft.
> It could be argued that, since Mono is Open Source, it doesn't really
> matter who owns it. On the other hand Microsoft has much more to gain
> now by suing Novell for patent enfringment than it ever could have had
> by suing Ximian.

Isn't much of .Net/C#, or the underlying technology, an ECMA standard?

There is a section in the Mono FAQ regarding copyright issues.