skvidal at phy.duke.edu
Sun Mar 13 20:43:23 UTC 2005
> The appropriate page ( http://www.mono-project.com/FAQ:_Licensing )
> 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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