Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 22nd Nov 2010 19:53 UTC
Novell and Ximian We were well aware that Novell had put itself on the market, coyly winking at passers-by, displaying its... Assets. VMware was a contender, but things have played out entirely different: Novell has been bought by Attachmate Corp., with a Microsoft-led consortium buying unspecified intellectual property from Novell.
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RE[3]: rms was right- as usual
by TheGZeus on Mon 22nd Nov 2010 23:29 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: rms was right- as usual"
TheGZeus
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2010-05-19

Dude, I don't like mono and I know this isn't true.
The 'key parts of .NET' of which you speak are probably the winforms elements and other things that aren't part of the C# standard.
Those _are_ free software, but they're not exempt from patent suits, because they're not part of the C# standard.
MS extended patent-violation protection to any complete C# implementation. I don't recall if said implementation can or cannot extend the standard (the problem is that their implementation _does_ extend the standard. You can be compliant or compatible).

So, over the past week or so, you've been incorrect, vitriolic, and annoyingly persistent.
Is there an equivalent to /ignore?

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