Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 10th Oct 2011 20:14 UTC, submitted by twitterfire
General Development "Google has released an early version of Dart, a new programming language designed to take some of the pain out of developing applications for the Web. But while it's an evolutionary improvement on JavaScript, Dart faces a hard uphill battle for acceptance."
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slashdev
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2006-05-14

Just out of curiosity whats the difference between Mono's license (MIT/X11) and Dart's License?

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reduz Member since:
2006-02-25

It's not MIT/X11, read: www.mono-project.com/FAQ:_Licensing

LGPL does not allow embedding in, say, a PS3 game. Engines that use mono (like Unity) purchase special commercial licenses.

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Slambert666 Member since:
2008-10-30

LGPL does not allow embedding in, say, a PS3 game.


What on earth are you talking about? LGPL does in general (unless static link exception) not allow static linking into a non GPL program, that's it.

So LGPL does allow embedding into a PS3 game, commercial software. What they write is:

Mono is available to be licensed commercially if the LGPL/GPL/X11 combination is not suitable for you. Xamarin offers commercial licensing options to redistribute Mono under non-LGPL terms. If your organization intends to redistribute software which embeds or bundles Mono, but is unable to comply with the terms of GNU LGPL v2, the Ultimate Edition may be right for you.

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