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by Anil Wang on Tue 22nd Feb 2005 13:04 UTC

> Actually it does. By submitting the specification to ECMA,
> Microsoft was obliged to give-up patent protection enforcement.

Actually, that's not strickly correct. They're obliged to license any patents covered by the ECMA under "reasonable and undiscriminating" license terms. Here are some possible example that fit the bill but would not be compatible with open source: "Anyone who uses a CLR app must pay a one-time fee of 1 penny once in their lifetime."