[Mono-list] Agreement Novell - Microsoft
cdhowie at gmail.com
Tue Jun 9 13:59:53 EDT 2009
On Tue, Jun 9, 2009 at 1:15 PM, 666lawyer<666lawyer at gmail.com> wrote:
> Richard Stallman: Mono is a free implementation of Microsoft's language C#.
> Microsoft has declared itself our enemy and we know that Microsoft is
> patents on some features of C#. So I think it's dangerous to use C#, and it
> be dangerous to use Mono. There's nothing wrong with Mono. Mono is a free
> implementation of a language that users use. It's good to provide free
> implementations. We should have free implementations of every language. But,
> depending on it is dangerous, and we better not do that.
which you should read:
"Anyone can hold a patent, for anything, and sue anyone at any time.
Thus, Gnome is not free of patent issues, KDE is not free of patent
issues, Linux is not free of patent issues, Python is not free of
patent issues, Ruby is not free of patent issues.... Nothing is free
of patent issues."
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