Getting mono into FC extras

Tom 'spot' Callaway tcallawa at
Sat Mar 19 14:50:25 UTC 2005

On Sat, 2005-03-19 at 14:40 +0000, Paul wrote:
>> In case of .NET, MS only have provided Rotor with a research license.
>> About the Ecma part, please read this:
>> the most important phrase is: "there is probably nothing legally
>> binding about that statement"
>"I have no reason to believe, however, that
>Microsoft has changed its mind about its plan of that time to offer
>royalty-free licenses on essential patents with respect to any products
>implementing the ECMA standard."
>This would seem to be a far more important phrase.

Not from a legal perspective. :)

Of course, it does provide hope that Microsoft might give a patent
grant. I don't personally care about C# or .NET at all, but if someone
out there does, why not ask Microsoft for a patent grant?

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