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? > [snip] > 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 _______________________________________________ foundation-list mailing list email@example.com http://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/foundation-list