Jaunty pre-freeze Freeze Exception Request: monodevelop

Sarah Hobbs hobbsee at ubuntu.com
Thu Nov 20 12:26:55 GMT 2008

Morten Kjeldgaard wrote:
> Mono is evil software and is a mere trojan carrying a patent bomb from  
> Microsoft waiting to explode. Imagine a situation where hundreds of  
> essential packages based on Mono exists in Ubuntu, Office apps,  
> Internet apps, etc. and Microsoft decides to pull their often  
> advertised patent stunt. End of Ubuntu.
> The harm has already been done by letting monodevelop into the  
> distribution. Although I would advocate a removal, the next-best thing  
> is to leave monodevelop at version 1.0
> Sorry Jo...
> Cheers,
> Morten

Morten, this is a packaging list.  This is a list for getting stuff
done.  This is not a list for possible lies, propaganda, and flame wars.
 End of story.

Therefore, do you think you could leave your theories about mono at the
door?  I'd also remind you of the stuff about mailing lists listed here.



1.  http://www.ubuntu.com/community/conduct

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