shameful censoring of mono opposition

Remco remco47 at
Wed Jun 10 18:41:13 UTC 2009

On Wed, Jun 10, 2009 at 7:37 PM, Andrew SB<a.starr.b at> wrote:
> If anyone who hadn't made up their
> mind on this issue has read this thread, I can't imagine they would
> come away with a positive view of the anti-mono viewpoint. The OP has
> done his cause a great disservice.

That's why I ultimately decided to join the discussion. I wanted to
provide a slightly more nuanced view of the situation: Mono as a good
Wine-like interoperability effort, while not being an appropriate
platform to base many default Ubuntu apps on (patent scares and cheap

First I thought I might wait a week until the discussion had died out,
because of the inflammatory vibe going on, but then I thought it might
defuse the situation to bring more nuance. Evidently, that was a big
mistake. :)


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