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Where, oh where, is the ECMA-compliant Mono source code?

http://www.itwire.com

De Icaza is extremely punctual in announcing these Mono releases. However, there is one release which he hasn't spoken about for more than a year - and which, I think, he would like everyone to forget about.

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Microsoft/Novell Faking “Open Source” and Pushing .NET Into Web Browsers

http://techrights.org

Microsoft does not keep its promises regarding “Open Source” in .NET and its MVP Miguel de Icaza is trying to ram .NET into Web browsers

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Novell is Already Poisoning MeeGo With Microsoft Trojan Horses

http://boycottnovell.com

Mono employees are already trying to put .NET inside a GNU/Linux platform that was announced over a week ago

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Why Microsoft Suddenly Wanted to Be More Interoperable - Comes v. MS Exh. 7068 Tells Us

http://www.groklaw.net

Guess why Microsoft suddenly decided it wanted to be more interoperable? It's so it can get customers to quit using Linux and switch to Windows & .NET.

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Hypothesis: Mono Proponents Will Replace GIMP with Paint.NET

http://boycottnovell.com

A reader believes that an application which promotes .NET/Mono might be marketed to GNU/Linux-using public some time in the future now that the GIMP is removed from Ubuntu, due to another Mono application

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Debian rejects open-source .NET threat claim

http://www.theregister.co.uk

Debian, the foundation of Ubuntu, has rejected claims that it is potentially holding Linux's future hostage to Microsoft by including an open-source implementation of .NET in its code.

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Mono Now Safe?

http://www.workswithu.com

With Linux Distros taking sides, this week's announcement that Microsoft promises not to make Necessary Claims against anyone using their patented specifications adds to the confusion. At first glance, this looks like a safe passage for Mono, but as we delve in deeper, we see that not everything is legally in the clear.

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Microsoft and Novell Still Fight for .NET Inside GNU/Linux

http://boycottnovell.com

An assemblage of new writings that show who is promoting Mono

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Created by komrad 5 years 3 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 3 weeks ago
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Microsoft-funded Media Player to Become Ubuntu’s Default?

http://boycottnovell.com

Mono/.NET enthusiasts start pushing Novell's Banshee into the next Ubuntu
AS NOTED two posts ago, Microsoft is - in essence - paying the wages of a lot of Novell developers. What is the return on this Microsoft investment? Microsoft is neither a charity nor a promoter of GNU/Linux.

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SLED 11 is About Microsoft .NET

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SLE* 11 is a .NET-rich environment with software patent tax, Microsoft "goodies", and lack of polish.

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Microsoft Adopts Malware Techniques to Advance .NET

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Microsoft intrudes Firefox; security breaches revisited

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How Novell Leverages Microsoft .NET to Market Itself

http://boycottnovell.com

Quote of interest, regarding Moonlight .

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Mono Developers: From .NET Boosting to Java Bashing?

http://boycottnovell.com

Here is what seems like new attempt s to justify the use of Mono at Java's expense

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A patent trolling dream--Microsoft lets you look but not touch .NET libraries

http://weblog.infoworld.com

What happens when something patented or copyright from the MS frameworks make their way into other products (probably accidentally but a huge amount of software is based on the same design patterns.) Does Microsoft agree to not sue? Nope.

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Microsoft's pseudo-open source: open trap for open-source developers?

http://blogs.cnet.com

If you believe some of the headlines, Microsoft just open sourced a bunch of software related to its .Net libraries. Don't be fooled. The definition of open source is very clear. This is not open source. Not even a little bit. In fact, this may actually be an insidious trap (more on that below).

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