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Re: [fab] Fwd: Mono and FC




IANAL, but I do talk with lawyers a lot. It's my understanding that the patents granted to OIN by Novell still belong to OIN, and all of the signatories are still bound to defend technologies covered by OIN. Of which Mono is one.

--g

On Sat, 4 Nov 2006, Matt Domsch wrote:

On Sat, Nov 04, 2006 at 04:55:30PM -0500, Jesse Keating wrote:
Probably something we should look into and make a statement about.

Mono got into Core on the promise of OIN, so fundamentally we need a
statement from OIN.  Unless OIN is undone, we shouldn't revisit this
every time someone raises the patent boogeyman spectre.  If OIN is
undone, then yes, Mono and related covered activities (NTFS?) are out.

My 2 cents.
-Matt

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