[Mono-list] Is it Mono safe?

gabor gabor@z10n.net
Thu, 20 May 2004 21:08:52 +0200

On Thu, 2004-05-20 at 12:41 -0400, Miguel de Icaza wrote:
> > 	See, that's what I don't quite get yet - the RAND business.   If they decide 
> > that $1000 is reasonable,  what will open source projects do then?   Very few 
> > would be able to pay that.   I am using mono and am very excited by it, but I 
> > just don't quite understand this issue.
> RAND + Royalty Free:
> http://web.archive.org/web/20030609164123/http://mailserver.di.unipi.it/pipermail/dotnet-sscli/msg00218.html

hmm... this is the second time when i join/begin a mono-licensing
thread :)

miguel...that link to the mail...do you really think it's a solid enough
ground to base the future of gnome on it?

i know novell is doing a research on the licensing/whatever issues with

imho it would be much better to respond to these threads with a single
"wait for the results of the legal review" line, 
and not entering discussions, where the mono/novell people's only
arguments are their beliefs and calculations about microsofts future