Microsoft issues patent promise, dispels Mono legal concerns

Posted by justintime on Jul 7, 2009 7:29 PM EDT
Ars Technica; By Ryan Paul
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This could have significant implications for Mono, an open source implementation of .NET that is developed by Novell. Mono is being adopted by a growing number of developers and has been used to build some popular desktop Linux applications, including the Banshee music player, the Tomboy note application, the F-Spot image manager, and the GNOME-Do launcher. Several of those applications are included by default in widely-used Linux distributions, such as Ubuntu and OpenSUSE.

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how nice, an editorial labeled as news tuxchick 80 3,603 Jul 10, 2009 8:18 AM

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