The unholy quad: Miguel, Mono, Moonlight and Microsoft

Posted by Sander_Marechal on Mar 11, 2008 11:34 AM EDT
iTWire; By Sam Varghese
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Does GNOME co-founder Miguel de Icaza's backflip over the Novell-Microsoft deal a few days ago mean that he has finally been convinced that he is on a one-way path to nowhere? Has he realised that his own project, Mono, is actually putting GNOME on a development track that can leave it open to patent claims one day? And has he realised that creating Moonlight, a clone of Microsoft's Silverlight, (with which the company hopes to trump Adobe's Flash) is not going to advance the cause of free software one iota?

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