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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It seems clear for business use Red Hat Linux is the only way to go.
by MikeUnicode on Fri 21st May 2004 17:27 UTC

Since Miguel is in dream land and Novell isn't going to stop even the distribution of the copyrighted portions of Mono, then Red Hat is the only viable commercial Linux distribution to consider.

Next, a business, has to restrict the installation of any Mono libraries on servers to be clear of any Microsoft/SCO style attacks.

Since the Mono team will ignore all probable licencing issues this is the only course a business can take.