[Mono-list] someone, please clear out that patents issue

Thong (Tum) Nguyen tum@veridicus.com
Fri, 14 Feb 2003 02:50:30 +1300

Yep.  And in reality, they aren't going to be making inroads against
Java if they aggressively enforce any .NET patent (if they are even
granted -- which IMO, is unlikely).


> -----Original Message-----
> From: mono-list-admin@lists.ximian.com [mailto:mono-list-
> admin@lists.ximian.com] On Behalf Of J. Perkins
> Sent: Friday, 14 February 2003 1:43 a.m.
> To: mono-list@ximian.com
> Cc: Miguel de Icaza
> Subject: Re: [Mono-list] someone, please clear out that patents issue
> I read a some of these discussions, but gave it up when it
> became clear that most of the people had no idea what was
> going on. Kudos to Miguel for staying the course and not
> responding to the petty remarks directed at him. Mono is
> a remarkable project...I will never go back to C++!
> FWIW, I was contacted by an MS employee -- I don't know
> anything about his role or responsibilities -- about the
> possibility of using wx.NET as a GUI library for Rotor.
> So they are out there, watching, listening... ;)
> Jason
> 379
> Miguel de Icaza wrote:
> > I personally did not want to get involved with the debate, because
> > of it was from miss-informed opinions.  The original ZDnet article
ahs a
> > few quotes from people who looked at the caption and made a blank
> > statement, so there is nothing really new in the discussion.
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