The Patent Trap: If Gnome Gets Mono

“From the “things that could happen if Mono is incorporated into Gnome” department: Intel, having gleefully taken advantage of the MIT licensing on Mono’s class libraries, enforces its patents against every entity making use of its modifications, including the Gnome project, effectively shutting it down.” Read Tina Gasperson’s editorial at NewsForge. In any case, Gnome 2.0 Beta 1 was released for general testing today.


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