[Mono-list] Is it Mono safe?

Miguel de Icaza miguel@ximian.com
Fri, 21 May 2004 13:04:38 -0400

> > 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?

Well, Jim is the Microsoft representative to ECMA, and he told me the
same exact thing in person.  

> i know novell is doing a research on the licensing/whatever issues with
> dotNet.
> 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
> moves.

This has been said before, that did not stop people from coming up with
new scenarios, and not reading what was said the last time.