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Old 10-03-2007, 10:50 PM   #1
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LXer: Microsoft's Open-Source Trap for Mono


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Microsoft is claiming that releasing the .NET Framework reference source code under the Microsoft Reference License will give developers the opportunity to understand more about .NET. That sounds good for open source, doesn't it? Wrong! Microsoft's so-called opening up of .NET Framework is setting a trap for open-source programmers. Open-source developers should avoid this code at all costs. If you ever, and I mean ever, want to write open-source code, I recommend you not come within a mile of Microsoft's .NET Framework code or any other similar projects that the boys from Redmond "open" up.

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Old 10-03-2007, 11:14 PM   #2
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I don't see how microsoft could sue the mono project for using their code when mono was made quite awhile before they opened up their code so it would make as much as sense as SCO
 
  


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