Miguel de Icaza has announced
availability of Moonlight 2, which is said to be a feature superset of
Microsoft's Silverlight 2. There is also an expanded patent covenant
(text seemingly unavailable at this time): "The new patent covenant
ensures that other third party distributions can distribute Moonlight
without their users fearing of getting sued over patent infringement by
Microsoft. There is one important difference between the version of
Moonlight that will be available from Novell and the version that you will
get from your distribution: the version obtained from Novell will have
access to licensed media codecs.
" From this
, it seems that this covenant does not cover Mono.
(Thanks to Paul Wise).
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