[MonoDevelop] Using the managed source editor outside of MonoDevelop

Sandy Armstrong sanfordarmstrong at gmail.com
Mon Sep 29 19:33:26 EDT 2008

Specifically, Andy, any code you find with an MIT/X11 license at the top
of the file can be used under those terms.

MonoDevelop as a whole is only licensed under the GPL because of certain
GPL-licensed code.  If you only use MIT/X11 code, you are not bound to
the GPL.


Christian Hergert wrote:
> FWIW I believe the intent is to continue to remove GPL'd code in favor
> of MIT X11.  When that is complete, the project as a whole can be
> moved to MIT X11.
> -- Christian
> On Mon, Sep 29, 2008 at 4:26 PM, Andy Selvig <ajselvig at gmail.com
> <mailto:ajselvig at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     Hi-
>     I'm curious about using the new managed source editing component
>     for MonoDevelop 2.0 in a separate Gtk# application. I have a
>     couple related questions:
>      - Is this something that can relatively easily be done without
>     dragging in a bunch of MonoDevelop dependencies?
>      - MonoDevelop is under GPL, but it seems that the license
>     statements at the top of the editor source is more of a BSD-style
>     license. Can the source for the component be used as such?
>     Thanks in advance for your response.
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