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Microsoft Confirms Mono is Not Safe, Stallman Agrees

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Thank you, Microsoft. No, really. Thank you. Ignore the spin from Mono/Novell blogs and think what Microsoft has just formally acknowledged, even implicitly. To reuse a belated response sent to some journalists (it was hard to reply while absent), the gist goes like this...

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Mono: Microsoft community promise inadequate, says RMS

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Microsoft's bid to dispel the patent fears surrounding the open source .NET clone, Mono, has met with little enthusiasm from free software advocates.

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Microsoft Community Promise & MONO

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Evaluation of the Microsoft Community Promise - does it deliver.

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Mono Now Safe?

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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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There may be a third Mono application in Ubuntu

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Canonical's Gerry Carr said that Ubuntu was not deliberately looking for Mono-based applications nor is it excluding them. The Canonical Board has yet to make a policy decision on Mono. He said that there will be one more piece of Mono based software called Banshee in 9.10. Banshee is an audio player and might replace Rhythmbox.

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Ubuntu Sets Example by Defying Mono Threats

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The Ubuntu Technical Board recently sanctioned continued use of Mono, the legally ambiguous open-source implementation of Microsoft's C# programming language, as a component of the default software stack on Ubuntu releases.  At the risk of complicating Ubuntu's strategy for the corporate market, this move positions the operating system to take a tough stance against patent trolls, which should se

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Debian developer "clarifies" Mono position

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Alexander Reichle-Schmehl, a Debian developer who stated Debian's position on Mono in the default Debian install last week, has clarified his statement on the issue in a new posting.

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The Mono Firefight

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An in-depth investigation of the Mono controversy. And yes, before you complain, I wrote it. After seeing how much work I'd put into it, I thought it would be nice to have someone other than Microsoft trolls leaving comments .

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Mono developer uses f-word to abuse RMS

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Novell vice-president Miguel de Icaza's Mono project has the ability to attract the right kind of developer to its ranks.

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My take on the Mono/C# debate

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I’m f*cking tired of hearing random people screaming out why mono is cool or not. These kind of people don’t even know what coding is about, or they just learned Java or C# at university and they’re like “oh shit, I can code!!”. STOP THAT.

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Debian - Mono is not in our default installation

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In response to the open letter written by free software guru Richard Stallman about the Mono problem, Alexander Schmehl, Debian developer and spokesperson for the GNU/Linux distribution has pointed out that Debian has no plans to include the controversial programming environment in the default GNOME installation.

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More People Say “No” to Mono, Including the Software Freedom Law Center (SFLC)

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More opposition to Mono surfaces, detailed explanations offered

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Mono Proponents Do Not Address the Real Questions

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Supporters of Mono answer questions that are not even asked — a pattern which requires simple clarification

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Considerations on Patents that Read on Language Infrastructure

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The software freedom community should minimize its use of programming language infrastructure that comes primarily from anti-software-freedom companies, notwithstanding FaiF (Free as in Freedom) implementations.

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GNOME’s Evolution Proceeds as Planned?

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The prophecy of Novell's Miguel de Icaza is becoming true: GNOME 3.0 may have more Mono apps

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