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Re: http://www.fsf.org/news/dont-depend-on-mono



Rui Miguel Silva Seabra wrote:
In a couple of years Microsoft is bought by Fu-Bar Inc and there goes the
promise down the drain.

...if only. The odds of *any* company that might buy out M$ (well, if it isn't started by Gates and/or Ballmer and/or such) being as bad as M$ have got to be pretty high ;-).

More likely, M$ sells the patents to a puppet company that has made no such promise. Said company happily starts bringing lawsuits.

Hey, they've already got Myhrvold (Intellectual Ventures) to sell to, and OIN is useless against a tro^H NPE.

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