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Moonlight: Patent Bait Inside Your GNU/Linux Distribution

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An analysis with a top lawyer suggests that Moonlight is to be avoided

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Shining Some Light on Microsoft's Moonlight Covenant

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I noticed a comment thread on Groklaw about Moonlight, with a link to the license terms on Microsoft's website. They call it Covenant to Downstream Recipients of Moonlight - Microsoft & Novell Interoperability Collaboration . A comment by Microsoft's Brian Goldfarb on Dana Blankenhorn's article about Novell being a lead pony for Silverlight started the discussion originally.

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Reader’s Article: Novell, Mono and RAND

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As some people here probably already know, I am no fan of Mono - not for technical reasons (mostly [3]), but simply for political ones. Specifically, I’m talking about so-called Software Patents, and even more importantly, precisely who owns those patents.

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Mono Developers: From .NET Boosting to Java Bashing?

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

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Make Your Distro Free of Miguel de Icaza's junk code

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As the title says, clear your computer of Miguel's crap

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Summary of Mono’s Danger to GNU/Linux and the Free Desktop

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We have received some mail recently from developers who are concerned about issues that are covered here, including OOXML and Mono. One person, for example, was concerned about pressure on KDE to implement support for OOXML (a big no-no). Coming from Debian, a concerned developer spoke about the problems surrounding Mono. Together, we ought to at least try to inform.

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Mark Shuttleworth’s Stance on Mono Inside Ubuntu

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Mark Shuttleworth, whom we have great respect for after maintaining his stern stance against intimidation tactics, has responded to our concerns regarding the existence of Mono in Ubuntu.

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Created by C733tus 6 years 22 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 22 weeks ago
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Remove Mono dependency from Ubuntu

http://lost-midnight.blogspot.com

There has been a wide range of discussion on the subject of Mono and its inclusion in Ubuntu by default. Some people believe that Mono may infringe on Microsoft patents while others believe that it is useful to include. Personally, I have no idea about whether Mono does infringe on Microsoft patents, but I see other reasons why Ubuntu should remove it.

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Created by C733tus 6 years 32 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 32 weeks ago
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