Mono Platform

seth vidal skvidal at
Sun Mar 13 20:43:23 UTC 2005

> The appropriate page ( )
> indicated clearly that they take every possible step to avoid patents in
> the code libraries that might contain sumarine patents.  Yes, .NET has
> patents, but the patent holder has given a world wide royalty free
> license for whatever porpose when it submitted it to ISO/ECMA. 
> To avoid shipping useful free software because of threat of parents
> would wipe out the distribution, remeber there is still an outstanding
> SCO claim of $600/cpu for running the kernel.  The apache license
> specifically disclaims any patent protection.  Samba probably teeters on
> infringment for each new feature it implements. 
> So I pose it to the list again, why not include mono?

don't pose it to the list.

pose it to legal.


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