[Mono-list] ASP.NET and Licensing

"Andrés G. Aragoneses [ knocte ] "Andrés G. Aragoneses [ knocte ]
Sun Aug 6 19:19:50 EDT 2006

Andrés G. Aragoneses [ knocte ] escribió:
> Robert Jordan escribió:
>> Hey,
>> Andrés G. Aragoneses [ knocte ] wrote:
>>> einKI.ml escribió:
>>>>> If you don't want to use ASP.NET and/or System.Windows.Form it's up to you 
>>>>> but note that the fact that there is a closed source implementation of them 
>>>>> (i.e. Microsoft .NET Framewrok) doesn't mean that you should avoid their 
>>>>> open source implementations (i.e. Mono or Portable.NET, IMHO Mono is much 
>>>>> better:).
>>>> Im just wondering because they are listed as "controversial elements" in
>>>> the FAQ. But since I am somewhat familiar with ASP.NET I think it make
>>>> sense to use it on Linux too.
>>> There are other frameworks that you can use without ASP.NET AFAIK, that 
>>> Miguel has not mentioned (perhaps the ones he has mentioned are too tied 
>>> to the AJAX-thing, I mean, they require JavaScript):
>> Miguel mentioned projects that don't use System.Web at all.
>> Dream depends only on some HttpUtility methods (HtmlEncode, etc.),
>> while Jitzu is completely System.Web independent.
>>> - Maverick.NET (if you use non-ASP.NET methods for the view, such as 
>>> XSLT+XML+XHTML or NVelocity)
>>> [ http://mavnet.sourceforge.net/ ]
>> It depends on System.Web
>>> - CastleProject (the Ruby on Rails port to C#)
>>> [ http://www.castleproject.org/ ]
>> It depends on System.Web, too.
>>> - Spring.NET (I haven't used this one but seems a port of the Spring 
>>> framework from Java to C# that uses AOP)
>>> [ http://www.springframework.net/ ]
>> It depends on System.Web as well.
>>> Using these frameworks you are not only avoiding the use of ASP.NET but 
>> You don't.
> Well, IMHO when we were talking about ASP.NET we were not referring to
> the strict API that it surrounds but to the way a programmer designs web
> applications with it (you know, '.aspx' files, <asp:...>-like tags,
> runat=server attributes...).

I have re-read the message I firstly replied to and now I think that
perhaps the conversation was actually about the strict API...

So I guess these frameworks would be affected if the ASP.NET API became
patent-tied...? :-(


	Andrés	[ knocte ]


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