making deals with M$

Milosz Derezynski internalerror at
Tue Jun 10 02:57:09 UTC 2008

Just that Mono implements more than that; surely System.Windows.Forms ist
not part of the ECMA spec? What about Moonlight? It would be a very wise
step to separate the ECMA and non-ECMA parts in the Mono upstream so that if
hard comes to harder, it can be easily "removed" from the Mono distribution.

2008/6/10 Christopher James Halse Rogers <chalserogers at>:

> On Sun, 2008-06-08 at 19:54 +0200, Milosz Derezynski wrote:
> > Sorry for dropping in.
> >
> > Has there been any mention of Microsoft that they will never, ever sue
> > anyone who uses Mono nor the Mono developers themselves, or is this
> > all under the Novell/Microsoft convenant? If they never made such a
> > statement, on what else than pure hope that they will never litigate
> > can something like Mono be built?
> >
> Yes. All the EMCA-standardised parts of the CLI are available under
> royalty-free non-descriminatory terms.  Link:
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