[Mono-list] open sourcing all of Microsoft .net

nite nite at achren.org
Fri Sep 6 17:32:22 UTC 2013

I've heard second hand from someone high up in dev div that '.net is
looking for a new home', it makes a lot of sense really, I'm just digging ;)
On 6 Sep 2013 18:25, "Mike Christensen-2 [via Mono]" <
ml-node+s1490590n4660808h72 at n4.nabble.com> wrote:

> Ah so it's more of a license issue than "releasing the source" issue.
>  Yea, I seriously doubt that will ever happen.  But who knows..
> On Fri, Sep 6, 2013 at 10:19 AM, Andrew Clancy <[hidden email]<http://user/SendEmail.jtp?type=node&node=4660808&i=0>
> > wrote:
>> That's not open source, that's readable source, you can't fork it or use
>> it, nor merge it with mono & have an official .net framework for linux etc.
>> My thoughts are, if we did have this there'd be more appetite/scope to
>> implement in .net in corporates and environments where linux and/or java
>> rule. Where I work mono isn't an option as there's no other companies of
>> our size using it to the scale we use java, but if a Microsoft backed .net
>> made it to linux it may be an option (and I'm sure if ms open sourced it
>> mono would do most of the work to merge, ms would just need to stamp
>> approval)
>>  On 6 Sep 2013 18:10, "Mike Christensen" <[hidden email]<http://user/SendEmail.jtp?type=node&node=4660808&i=1>>
>> wrote:
>>> I'm pretty sure it already is..
>>> http://referencesource.microsoft.com/netframework.aspx
>>> On Wed, Sep 4, 2013 at 11:33 PM, nite <[hidden email]<http://user/SendEmail.jtp?type=node&node=4660808&i=2>
>>> > wrote:
>>>> Has the case ever been made to Microsoft to open source all of .net?
>>>> It's
>>>> heading that way, now even the asp.net stack is open. Not much to
>>>> lose, as
>>>> it isn't part of their core business, and still not part of their core
>>>> windows stack. Loads to gain, massive kudos from the dev community and
>>>> the
>>>> chance to win back the hoards of devs jaded by Microsoft for various
>>>> reasons.
>>>> Has anyone from the mono camp ever tried lobbying them, or aware of any
>>>> efforts? What was the response?
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