Linked by Eugenia Loli on Fri 21st May 2004 01:17 UTC
Mono Project The tomato war between Red Hat, Novell and the developer Gnome community about Mono and its legal safety continued today. Novell's Nat Friedman and Miguel de Icaza replied to yesterday's editorial by Red Hat's Seth Nickell. Later, Red Hat's Havoc Pennington replied to Nat and Gnome's Andrew Sobala also threw a few (metallic) cents too. For future episodes, bookmark PlanetGnome (unverified rumors circulating on IRC claim that eggs might be used next if there is no sign of their lawyers meeting with Microsoft to try to give an end to the saga). In any case, you don't want to miss this.
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Eh
by Anonymous on Fri 21st May 2004 14:03 UTC

Novell/IBM should commit to protecting Mono. They probably both have patents on which Microsoft infringes. If Microsoft sues a mono-{developer,user}, Novell/IBM should sue Microsoft back. Isn't that the whole point of getting protective patents?