Getting mono into FC extras

Nils Philippsen nphilipp at
Sun Mar 20 18:22:29 UTC 2005

On Sat, 2005-03-19 at 08:30 -0600, Tom 'spot' Callaway wrote:
> On Sat, 2005-03-19 at 14:05 +0000, Paul wrote:
> >AIUI, MS have said that people can use the .NET framework without any
> >sort of restriction - which includes on non MS platforms.
> Just to reiterate this point:
> If someone gets this from Microsoft (the patent holder) in writing, in
> the form of a legally binding unrestricted patent grant permitting free
> (as in beer) redistribution and use, we can revisit Mono for inclusion.

I don't think that permission for free "as in beer" redistribution only
satisfies the GPL, I guess "unrestricted patent grant permitting any
redistribution and use" would hit it better.

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