Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 11th Mar 2008 23:28 UTC, submitted by irbis
Mono Project "Does GNOME co-founder Miguel de Icaza's backflip over the Novell-Microsoft deal a few days ago mean that he has finally been convinced that he is on a one-way path to nowhere? Has he realised that his own project, Mono, is actually putting GNOME on a development track that can leave it open to patent claims one day? And has he realised that creating Moonlight, a clone of Microsoft's Silverlight, (with which the company hopes to trump Adobe's Flash) is not going to advance the cause of free software one iota?"
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RE[4]: O_O
by gilboa on Wed 12th Mar 2008 06:30 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: O_O"
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And if even if you believe that MS will never sue the Novel team - will this extend to RedHat? How about Fedora? SUSE? Debian?

.. Will this promise hold, if say, MS loses ~10% of its desktop/server market share to Linux? How about a mono/OSX - does this promise extend to them?

- Gilboa

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