02.23.10

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Novell is Already Poisoning MeeGo With Microsoft Trojan Horses

Posted in Hardware, Microsoft, Mono, Novell, Patents at 5:28 pm by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

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Summary: Mono employees are already trying to put .NET inside a GNU/Linux platform that was announced over a week ago

AS we mentioned the other day, Novell wants to bring Mono to MeeGo and this is finally official. Microsoft’s MVP Miguel de Icaza formally announces this in his blog:

We just landed the support on MonoDevelop’s trunk to support developing applications that target MeeGo powered devices.

Another company that pays Microsoft for Linux is now embracing MeeGo, which means that it will pay Microsoft for the use of MeeGo. What does Nokia have to say about this? What about Intel, which writes portions of Linux? Moblin has already rejected Moonlight [1, 2, 3], whereas others celebrate the Mono line of products with this showcases for Mono. It’s like watching a tumour growing inside a healthy body; you know it shouldn’t be there, but Microsoft and Novell insist that it should. Swap “Linux” for “Mono” in the memorable quote below.

“Linux is a cancer that attaches itself in an intellectual property sense to everything it touches.”

Steve Ballmer, Microsoft CEO

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2 Comments

  1. your_friend said,

    February 24, 2010 at 12:50 am

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    Nokia and perhaps Intel should be elated as their competitors eliminate each other. Distributions that embrace .NET will have both technical and legal issues that wiser distributions will avoid.

  2. girts said,

    February 24, 2010 at 4:24 am

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    Cancer for all is Patents and Closed source software!!!
    MeeGo must not use Mono!!!!

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