[OT] Mono politics [was: Re: Compile Mono]

Justin Gruenberg justin.gruenberg at gmail.com
Mon May 19 05:02:44 UTC 2008

On Sun, May 18, 2008 at 11:55 PM, Mario Vukelic
<mario.vukelic at dantian.org> wrote:
> As I noted elsewhere in this thread, MS already claims (unsubstantiated)
> patent violations in the kernel. Furthermore, given the state of the US
> "IP" laws, there is probably scarcely any software that does not violate
> patents. Thus, as Linus has written, it is best to ignore them.
> What exactly is supposed to be different with mono?

They also haven't published a list of what parts of the kernel
infringe on their patents.  At this point, they're merely spreading

More information about the ubuntu-users mailing list