Linked by Eugenia Loli on Fri 1st Apr 2005 10:58 UTC
Novell and Ximian One of the highlights of Joe Barr's trip to Salt lake City last month for BrainShare 2005 was the opportunity to interview Miguel de Icaza, a mercurial star of the free software movement who has been responsible for hugely successful projects and also founded his own company with Nat Friedman that was later acquired by Novell.
Permalink for comment
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
RE: Patents?
by Anonymous on Fri 1st Apr 2005 15:39 UTC

Once again I reinterate...
mono is developed at the whim of MS because they are stepping all over MS's patents with no patent grant from them.
can you please enumerate the patents? do you really think novell hasn't a hell a of layers waiting for patent litigation?

Java's standards include a patent grant for any implementation that follows the standards.
can you please explain how this protects java from MS patent litigation?

then MS will have a clear patent claim against "linux" ( since the media can not seem to tell the diffrence between the kernel and the hundreds of diffrent distros ).
can you please explain how is SCO sinking with the linux-copyrigth-infringement-boat?

and instead of spreading FUD, can you redirect people to
http://www.mono-project.com/FAQ:_Licensing#Could_patents_be_used_to...