Re: Where we stand in regard to the future platform / desktop technology

On Mon, 2004-03-29 at 15:41, Alan Cox wrote:
> > They got help from Sun too. Neither side is saintly here.
> These things aside I think there is a perception that Microsoft would
> see Mono accidentally fouling one of their related patents as a
> "business opportunity", possibly to be 'noticed' a few years hence,
> while Sun/IBM at least are likely to say "Uhumm.. don't do that it
> causes issues", not least of which because by shipping it they would
> probably be deemed to be accepting the situation by dint of estoppel.
> It seems unwise to take a trip down a dark alley with a criminal even if
> they have promised to nice.

Can we wait for the legal letter Miguel is seeking from Microsoft to
clarify the position rather than blindly speculating - it just causes
unnecessary FUD.

thank you,


> Alan
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