On Nov 29, 2007 6:05 PM, Joe Shaw <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Hi,
> On 11/29/07, BJörn Lindqvist <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > No. The boycottnovell site and the OP alluded to that there would be
> > moral, philosophical and or legal problems with GNOME depending on
> > Mono and or C#. Is that fact or is it fiction?
> And for as much threatening as Microsoft does around IP, they're not
> particularly active in litigating on it.  In fact, they are the 900lb
> gorilla and most small companies and patent trolls target them,
> because that's where the money is.  Their FUD against us is a more
> effective weapon than actually suing us.  And I believe the broader
> open-source community, with the help of invested corporations like
> IBM, Red Hat and yes, even Novell, have given us a reasonable defense
> in the unlikely event.

Thanks a lot for explaining that Joe! Mono is great technology and it
would be bad if it got sidelined purely because of the FUD.

mvh Björn
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