Well although it is true that there might be no organisational relationship between GNOME and
$ORGANISATION. As far as I can see GNOME (and I've been wrong many times before :-( ) is the
only major desktop shipping Mono applications.
Now I'm a big fan of GNOME and suspect that the patent problems are the usual load of hot air.
But the fact that GNOME is shipping Mono based software seems to me as an outside observer
that GNOME has in fact "bought into" Mono at some level...
Glyn's question didn't strike me as unreasonable and Shuttleworth's answer was quite
illuminating and I think the flak he is taking reflects more the sensitivity over this issue
rather than anything objectionable about the interview.
Of course my contribution to the free software world has been to program as little as
possible, thereby significantly raising the average standard of code produced so what do I