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Re: [News] Mono Reported as a "Bug" in GNU/Linux

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____/ Mart van de Wege on Saturday 20 June 2009 07:20 : \____

> Erik Funkenbusch <erik@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
>> On Fri, 19 Jun 2009 08:03:50 +0200, Mart van de Wege wrote:
>>> Erik Funkenbusch <erik@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
>>>> On Thu, 18 Jun 2009 15:57:15 -0400, Chris Ahlstrom wrote:
>>>>> After takin' a swig o' grog, Tim Smith belched out
>>>>>   this bit o' wisdom:
>>>>>> In article <DWr_l.56613$b9.11935@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>,
>>>>>>  Chris Ahlstrom <ahlstromc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>>>>> # <thenixedreport> Do you have any comments in regards to this article?
>>>>>>> # <thenixedreport> http://www.itwire.com/content/view/25215/1090/1/0/
>>>>>>> # <miguel> Is that Sam Vargese again?
>>>>>>> # <miguel> I rather not read more junk from that "journalist"
>>>>>>> # <miguel> Oh,I already read that piece of junk
>>>>>> Junk is putting it kindly. The hypothesis that best covers what I have
>>>>>> observed from Vargese's writing at itwire is that he only writes his
>>>>>> articles when he is very drunk or very high.
>>>>> So what specifically was junk about the article in question (apart from
>>>>> the snide quip near the end about unicorns)?
>>>> You know, most companies have a policy of not responding to requests from
>>>> journalists about things.
>>> Then they shouldn't whine about misrepresentation, now should they?
>>> And let me ask you something that Timmy appears not to know, but you
>>> with your encyclopedic knowledge of all things Microsoft might: *where*
>>> can I find that royalty-free patent license to the patents in .NET?
>> There isn't one.  There is, however, a royalty free patent grant for
>> ECMA/ISO C# and CLI,
> Which is what I meant, and you know it.
> But still, can you tell me where that royalty-free patent grant is? Tim
> seems to have a problem finding it.

What amuses me is how much the Microsoft crowd loves Mono and wants us to use
it. It's revealing, isn't it?

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