[Mono-list] Parallel environments and mono runtime license

Robert Jordan robertj at gmx.net
Tue Dec 14 10:41:42 EST 2010

On 14.12.2010 16:04, noelkennedy wrote:
> Thanks for the quick reply!
> To confirm my understanding:
>   - I want to distribute my program which would be 'bundled' with a specific
> version of mono
>   - I would need to distribute it with the mono runtime source code
>   - I would need to allow the client to modify and recompile the mono runtime
> and to use their modded version of the runtime to host my application
>   - I would not need to distribute the source code for my application
> (distribution would be via binaries)
>   - I would not need to allow access in any way to my proprietary source
> code, unless I choose to
>   - I can charge for a license to use my application
> Is this a correct analysis of the license?

Provided that your application is fully managed: yes.

Otherwise check out "When do I need to obtain a license
from Novell to the Mono Runtime?" at http://mono-project.com/Licensing


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