[Mono-list] A Few Articles Are Floating Around Questioning the Royalty-Freeness of Mono and Moonlight

Sean Beeson seanbeeson at gmail.com
Sat May 30 16:08:35 EDT 2009


Excellent link. I can totally agree with the author with his points
about the focus on Microsoft when there are so many other Companies
that could hold patents with other software, but no one seems to
mention them.

Thanks for the reply and at least something that give some perspective on it.


On Sat, May 30, 2009 at 8:54 PM, Adam Tauno WIlliams
<awilliam at whitemice.org> wrote:
>> standard, can actually be used legally with Mono and Moonlight. Is
>> there anything that has addressed Open Source News' questions and the
>> iTWire's claims that it is very difficult to get this "royalty-free,
>> reasonable and non-discriminatory" licence" to avoid violating
>> Microsoft patents in the .NET specification?
> Dreary, tired, and boring.
> Read
> <http://www.jprl.com/Blog/archive/development/mono/2009/Jan-19.html>
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