Will Mono Become the Preferred Platform for Linux Development? (O'ReillyNet)
Posted Mar 13, 2004 20:07 UTC (Sat) by einstein
Parent article: Will Mono Become the Preferred Platform for Linux Development? (O'ReillyNet)
2 words: patent minefield.
If you think the sco lawsuit is a pain, just wait until microsoft starts their litigation assault, based on their .net patents.
For this reason it is crucial that there continue to be a viable, healthy kde presence - let the ximian boys play with .net if that amuses them, but let's make sure we don't put all our eggs in that shaky basket.
If mono is successful, microsoft will launch the .net patent wars, and kde will quickly become the defacto linux desktop standard.
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