[Mono-list] About Mono License

Steve Deobald steve@cityhost.ca
Tue, 19 Oct 2004 23:08:30 -0600

On Tue, 2004-19-10 at 18:39 -0500, Manuel Alejandro Ceron Estrada wrote:
> Ok, but Mono does not belong only to Novell, it belongs to a great 
> community of contributors too. Then my question is: are all those 
> contributors agree with the proprietary license? do they at least know 
> the proprietary license?

Hi Manuel. I believe Andy misunderstood your question. Yes, all
developers contributing to Mono are in agreement regarding both the
variety of open source licenses and the proprietary license: Any code
contributed to the Mono project requires copyright assignment (to

I am unfamiliar with the particulars of the proprietary license(s).
Perhaps someone from Novell can answer this question on this list, but
it's quite possible this is information they only share with potential
customers. If that's the case, mono-licensing@ximian.com might be a
better place to ask.

[ I'll also add a disclaimer that I'm in no way affiliated with Ximian,
Novell, or the Mono team. Just a lowly user. :) ]

Steve Deobald
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