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Re: mono and moonlight distribution method make me worried.

On Fri, May 29, 2009 at 11:05:56PM +1000, Peter Dolding wrote:
> This is going to cause upset I know pushing all the .net applications
> out of mainline.    My problem here is legal status.   Debian has to
> protect all its uses commercial and non commercial a like.   Mono is
> going to have to be treated like patent restricted formats.   Mono
> just happens to be one.

Mono is treated like patent-restricted formats:  we don't consider the
existence of a software patent claim to be a sufficient reason to remove
software from main.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
Ubuntu Developer                                    http://www.debian.org/
slangasek@ubuntu.com                                     vorlon@debian.org

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