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This page contains links to the many posts that we have about Mono. We also have a separate page about [[Mono Applications]] and [[Moonlight]].
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This page contains links to the many posts that we have about Mono. We also have separate pages about [[Xamarin]], [[Mono Applications]], [[Miguel de Icaza]], and [[Moonlight]].
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== November 2006 ==
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== 2021 ==
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2006/11/19/mono-officially-a-minefield-is-ooo-too/ Mono Officially a Minefield, is OOO Too?]
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*[http://techrights.org/2021/12/21/team-mono-gone-into-hiding/ Team Mono is on the Run]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2006/11/21/red-hat-mono/ Red Hat to Stay Mono-free]
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*[http://techrights.org/2021/12/21/happy-mono-family/ Microsoft's Team Mono: One Happy Family]
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*[http://techrights.org/2021/11/29/balabhadra-alex-graveley-and-tomboy/ Microsoft GitHub Exposé — Part VIII — Mr. Graveley’s Long Career Serving Microsoft’s Agenda (Before Hiring by Microsoft to Work on GitHub’s GPL Violations Machine)]
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== December 2006 ==
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== 2020 ==
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2006/12/10/monos-demise-good-news-for-free-software/ Mono’s Demise Good News for Free Software]
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*[http://techrights.org/2020/08/27/helping-mono/ It's 2020 and Some GNU/Linux Sites Still Celebrate Mono, Even When Microsoft Owns and Controls It Directly]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2006/12/23/novell-microsoft-mono/ Weekend Reading – Novell, Microsoft, and Mono]
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== January 2007 ==
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== 2016 ==
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/01/08/novell-patent-global/ Novell’s Global Effect on Perception of Software Patents]
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*[http://techrights.org/2016/02/24/xamarin-quits-pretending-to-be-separate-from-microsoft-all-staff-to-work-directly-for-microsoft/ Xamarin Quits Pretending to be Separate From Microsoft, All Staff to Work Directly for Microsoft]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/01/31/novell-employee-backs-microsoft-in-ooxml-clash-with-europe/ Novell Employee Backs Microsoft in OOXML Clash with Europe]
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== March 2007 ==
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== 2015 ==
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/03/24/novell-mono-clean/ Does Novell Spread Its Mono Along with FUD?]
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*[http://techrights.org/2015/01/01/mono-risk-persists/ The Threat of Mono is Not Entirely Over Yet]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/03/26/novell-ups-mono/ Novell to Boost .NET (Miguel de Icaza Talks About the Partnership)]
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== April 2007 ==
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== 2014 ==
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/04/04/mono-patents/ Mono and Patents, Putting a Price Tag on Linux]
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*[http://techrights.org/2014/05/30/linux-based-platforms-and-mono/ Microsoft-backed Mono is Still Trying to Spread to More Linux-Based Platforms]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/04/06/mono-speculations/ Concerns About Mono Raise Suspicion About a Hidden Plan]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/04/20/dot-nyet-books/ Novell Brings .NET to Teengers]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/04/23/mono-strategy/ Novell Puts Its Cards on a .NET Linux]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/04/28/novell-mono-red-hat/ Novell Fights Red Hat, Fights for Mono While Microsoft Fights Free Software]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/04/29/patent-novell-maze/ Novell Enters the Infamous Software Patents Maze]
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== May 2007 ==
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== 2013 ==
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/05/02/mono-novell-silverlight/ Microsoft’s Silverlight for GNU/Linux? Only If You Accept Mono. (Updated)]
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*[http://techrights.org/2013/07/16/gnote-in-debian/ Latest Debian GNU/Linux Installs Gnote When Mono is Removed]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/05/18/novell-vs-standards/ Interoperability Based on Tax (Novell) versus Open APIs (Free Software)?]
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*[http://techrights.org/2013/05/30/microsoft-project-in-foss-gown/ Mono Can Now be Treated Like a Microsoft Project]
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*[http://techrights.org/2013/02/09/tombye/ Canonical Neglects Tomboy (Mono)]
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*[http://techrights.org/2013/02/07/mono-dying/ Mono Dries Up]
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== July 2007 ==
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== August 2012 ==
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/07/01/novell-sets-focus-on-net/ Novell Sets Focus on .NET]
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*[http://techrights.org/2012/08/17/non-free-linux/ Patent Traps in Linux; Mono Increasingly Developed by Microsoft]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/07/12/bbc-and-novell/ Novell Supports .NET and MS OOXML, the BBC Supports .NET and MS DRM]
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*[http://techrights.org/2012/08/13/mono-and-xamarin/ Mono and Xamarin After Cash Infusion From Former Microsoft Executives]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/07/23/gnome-mono-dep/ Patent Alert: Is GNOME Growing a .NET Dependency?]
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== August 2007 ==
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== July 2012 ==
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/08/12/microsoft-linux/ Is Novell Building Microsoft Linux©? (Signs That Your Mono Ain’t So Safe)]
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*[http://techrights.org/2012/07/25/mono-adopted-by-msft/ Microsoft ‘Community’ Takes Control of Mono, Passes Belated Bribes to Mono Developers]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/08/13/patent-risk-novell/ Enough is Enough. Novell is Becoming a Risk to Free/Libre Software.]
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*[http://techrights.org/2012/07/05/decaying-world-of-mono/ Pinta Considered Dead, Mono Goes to Microsoft]
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== September 2007 ==
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== November 2011 ==
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/11/04/uds-on-banshee/ Canonical/Ubuntu Considers Dumping Mono From Ubuntu LTS]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/11/02/legal-loophole-ubuntu/ Mono Bug Persists in Ubuntu GNU/Linux]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/09/02/novell-mono-strategy/ Studying Novell’s Plans and Direction with Mono]
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== September 2011 ==
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/09/03/mono-patent-de-icaza/ Miguel de Icaza Talks About Novell, Mono, and Patents]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/09/08/pinta-officially-dies/ Monocalypse]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/09/05/novell-oxymoron/ Novell’s Trust in Oxymorons]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/09/06/microsoft-corporation-and-mono/ OpenSUSE Drops Java But Not Mono]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/09/08/novell-moonlight-carrier/ Matt Asay Agrees — Novell is a Slave to Microsoft, Carrier of the Moonlight ‘Infection’]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/09/06/enterprise-products-of-xamarin/ Mono for Android is Proprietary, Even Tomdroid Dodges It]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/09/10/kernel-bsd-linux/ The Kernel You Crave, But the Licence Won’t Let You Have]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/09/10/moonlight-only-novell/ Novell Attempts to Defend Moonlight, But Sinks Deeper in the Mud]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/09/12/novell-exclusive-deal-control/ Novell’s Linux Deal: Exclusive, Controlled by Microsoft, Awakens Patent Monster]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/09/23/novells-identity-crisis-makes-linux-an-expensive-second-class-windows/ Novell’s Identity Crisis Makes Linux an Expensive Second-class Windows]
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== October 2007 ==
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== August 2011 ==
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/08/13/xamarin-opensuse-liability/ SUSE and Xamarin: Helping Microsoft Tax GNU/Linux (Google Should Secede From the Funding)]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/08/07/xamarin-fails/ .NET Gets Called a Mistake, But Not in Xamarin]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/10/01/novell-mono-patent/ Novell Selfishly Uses Mono as ‘Protection’-based Advantage]
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== July 2011 ==
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/10/02/windowsization-linux/ Novell’s Windowsization of GNU/Linux]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/07/20/microsoft-claims/ Microsoft Development Surveys and Microsoft Mono]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/10/03/mono-death-trap/ Microsoft Unleashes the Death Trap to Mono (Updated)]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/07/19/xamarin-and-suse/ Xamarin Gets Permission From Novell But Not From Microsoft]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/10/04/mono-timebomb/ Mono: the Warning is Here, the Timebomb is Near]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/07/14/xamarin-and-mono-a-dead-end/ Xamarin and Mono a Dead End]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/10/06/monovellisation-of-linux/ Does This New Poll Demonstrate Hostility Towards Monovellisation of Linux?]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/07/10/more-legal-problems-in-mono/ Xamarin Has a Trademarks Problem]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/10/06/dot-net-mono-openmoko/ Hey, .NET! Leave That Phone Alone.]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/07/10/likewise-and-centrify-for-ad/ Emulating Microsoft is Good for Microsoft]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/10/17/mono-and-moonlight-roadblock/ The Mono and Moonlight Roadblock]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/07/07/why-mono-is-not-good/ Don’t Support Mono]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/10/28/odf-ooxml-mono-gnome-openoffice/ Anti-symbiosis: ODF, OOXML, Mono, GNOME, and OpenOffice.org]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/10/29/patent-front-linux/ Breaking Down ‘Patent Fronts’ Against Linux]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/10/31/the-naked-emperor/ Quote of the Day: The Naked Emperor]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/10/31/mono-java-dot-net/ Is Mono a Reimplementation of Java, by Association?]
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== November 2007 ==
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== June 2011 ==
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/06/30/mike-kestner-leaves-xamarin/ Xamarin/Mono Already Abandoned by Developers]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/06/29/monodroid-and-monotouch/ MonoDroid and MonoTouch Are Assimilation to .NET]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/06/26/proprietary-xamarin/ Techrights Was Right About Mono Being Open Core, Now Miguel de Icaza Admits It]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/06/18/cloudy-xamarin/ Foggy and Binary Future (If Any) for Mono]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/06/17/financing-of-attachmate/ Microsoft Partner Attachmate Keeps Monopoly Over Mono ‘IP’ After Microsoft Aided Sale]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/06/07/microsoft-is-killing-mono/ Microsoft Proponents Promote Xamarin While Microsoft is Abandoning .NET/Mono]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/11/05/patent-new-ip-roundup/ Quick Mention: Recent News on Patents and IP]
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== May 2011 ==
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/11/05/gnome-mono-yelp/ GNOME-Mono Dependency Revisited]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/05/26/mono-is-less-appealing/ As Mono Runs Out of Money Developers Avoid It]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/11/07/gnome-corrections/ Clarifications About GNOME]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/05/25/nat-friedman-returns/ Xamarin CEO Has Microsoft Employment History]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/11/08/joe-shaw-leaves-novell/ Quick Mention: Novell Talent Loss — Joe Shaw Departs]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/05/25/mono-removal-from-gnu-linux/ DistroWatch: Fedora Keeps Mono in Rawhide]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/11/08/mono-alert/ What Lies Beneath (Another Mono Alert)]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/05/25/concerns-about-attachmsft/ Funding Behind Xamarin is Microsoft MVP Miguel de Icaza; Fresh Concerns About Attachmate]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/11/11/novell-pen-sheep/ The GNU/Linux Pen O’ Sheep] ("By throwing all eggs in the single basket which is Novell (e.g. Mono, ‘interoperability’, and Moonlight), Microsoft is hoping to assemble all Linux users (currently spread across 500+ Linux distributions) in a single ‘box’ and then eliminate them.")
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/05/23/sd-times-conspiracy-theory/ SD Times: “Attachmate (a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner) buys Novell. Microsoft gives gobs of money to Attachmate. Attachmate whacks the Mono team.”]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/11/13/android-mono/ Attempts to ‘Infect’ Google’s Android with Microsoft IP Tax?]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/05/17/xamarin-preliminary-look/ Xamarin Analysed]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/11/21/web-hijack-attempts-dot-net/ Europe Takes a Look at Microsoft’s .NET (/Mono) Web Hijack Attempts]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/05/17/angel-funding-for-mono/ Mono Company Registered Near Microsoft (Bellevue)]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/11/24/love-gnome-beware-mono/ Love GNOME, Beware of Mono]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/05/11/microsoft-zealots-defend-mono/ Jack Schofield Accused of “Lack of Professionalism” for Daemonising Mono Sceptics]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/11/24/mono-patents-taboo/ Criticise Mono for Patents, Get Attacked]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/05/09/mono-lobby-in-ubuntu-and-android/ The Threat of Mono on Android and on Ubuntu is Not Totally Gone Yet]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/11/25/mono-cloning-cifs-ooxml/ Necessary Cloning versus Unnecessary Cloning]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/05/08/microsoft-infiltrator-wants-canonical-to-foster-mono-as-canonical-cto-who-opposed-mono-leaves/ Microsoft Infiltrator Wants Canonical to Foster Mono as Canonical CTO (Who Opposed Mono) Leaves]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/11/26/the-novell-fud-never-existed/ GNOME and Novell: The FUD Never Existed]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/05/05/what-microsoft-will-do-about-mono/ Groklaw Worried About Novell Polluting Ubuntu With Mono, IBM’s Open Source VP Thinks Microsoft Might Scoop Mono]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/11/27/mono-free-linux/ IBM’s Standards Vice President Asks About Mono-free Linux]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/05/03/mono-developers-laid-off/ Mono Development Canned (Updated: Everyone Laid Off)]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/11/29/mono-microsoft-license-patent/ A Quick Look at Mono Licensing and Microsoft Licensing]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/05/02/tossing-mono-in-the-lake/ What Google Should Do Now That Android is Being Poisoned by Novell (With Mono) and Sued by Microsoft]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/11/29/rms-ooxml-software-patents/ A Reader’s Take on the Dangers of Software Patents and Microsoft’s Role]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/11/29/attacking-the-messenger/ GNOME Foundation, Please Stop Attacking the Messenger and Please Listen]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/11/30/gnome-novell-strategy/ Jamie from the GNOME Foundation Gets It]
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== December 2007 ==
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== April 2011 ==
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/04/28/attachmate-and-mono/ Attachmate and Mono]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/04/20/making-microsoft-stronger/ Mono is Microsoft]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/04/15/netrunner-3-and-mono-boosters/ Ubuntu Without the Mono]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/04/09/mono-costing-debian/ Debian 6 Claimed to be Harmed by Mono, Ubuntu Suffers From Banshee Problems]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/04/07/mono-beneficiaries/ .NET and More Microsoft APIs Pushed Into GNU/Linux by Microsoft MVPs and FUD Spreaders (Against Linux)]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/12/02/patent-poison-and-gplv3/ Pick Your (Patent) Poison]
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== March 2011 ==
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/12/08/gnome-desktop-favoritism/ Quote of the Day: Richard Stallman on the GNOME Desktop]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/03/29/empires-of-ripoff/ Why Microsoft’s Guy Miguel de Icaza Pushes for C# at Apple, Which is Not Successful]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/12/11/ooxml-mono-ubuntu/ Mono and OOXML Unwanted in the Free Desktop]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/03/14/novell-news-march-2011/ Novell Rips Red Hat Off and Rips the Community Apart, Brings Microsoft and Patent Tax Into it]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/12/16/novell-passive-microsoft/ The Story of a Novell Marionette] ("It’s not a coincidence, but Ximian may represent a point in time when Novell began looking at another programming universe — one that it barely controls.")
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/03/01/micromoles-vs-ubuntu-canonical/ Miguel de Icaza is at Microsoft, Attacking Ubuntu GNU/Linux]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/12/17/mono-analysis-ecma/ The Mono Trap and the Open/Closed Promises]
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== January 2008 ==
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== February 2011 ==
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/02/21/monkey-vs-lizard/ Promoting OpenSUSE is Not the Same as Promoting Mono]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/02/21/favouring-mpegla-microsoft/ One Last Sellout From Novell (MPEG-LA, Microsoft Patent Traps)]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/02/19/attempts-to-hire-microsoft-critic/ Simon Phipps: “Mentioning Mono in my article was an interesting experience. It was like mentioning Scientology…”]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/02/18/wp7-forbids-the-use-of-mono/ Microsoft Bans Mono]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/02/16/trojan-horses-in-foss/ Ostracise Miguel de Icaza Like Stephen Elop Should Have Been Ostracised From Nokia]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/02/13/microsoft-boosters-love-nokia-microsoft/ Miguel de Icaza Helps Show He is an Enemy of GNU/Linux]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/02/08/banshee-included-in-meego/ With Novell’s Intervention, MeeGo Now Poisoned by Mono]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/02/07/poisoning-mobile-linux-with-microsoft-staff-and-mono/ Poisoning Mobile Linux With Microsoft Staff and Mono]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/02/05/goodbye-to-aaron-bockover/ Banshee’s Developer Quits Novell]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/01/07/olympics-moonlight-patent/ Microsoft’s Latest: Want Olympics on Linux? Get Mono (and Pay ‘Patent Tax’)]
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== January 2011 ==
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/01/09/limo-mono-novell/ Quick Mention: Windows ISV Tries to ‘Shove’ .NET into Mobile Linux Consortium]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/01/26/reasons-to-sue-linux/ From UNIX Battles to .NET Battles]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/01/23/bob-sutor-on-mono/ Quick Mention: No Mono for IBM’s Standards Vice President]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/01/24/api-tax-and-mono/ Keeping Unity Mono Free]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/01/26/monoization-beagle-novell/ On Beagle’s Increasing Mono-ization and Novell’s Role]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/01/23/mono-bullies-rename/ The “Mono Lobby” Explained by Neil Richards]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/01/28/mono-and-nocell-rand/ Quote of the Day: On Mono, Novell and Microsoft]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/01/23/ubuntu-is-not-the-problem/ Adrian Malacoda on Apathy Towards Mono]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/01/30/moonlight-mono-c-sharp/ Novell’s Mono Seen as Controversial]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/01/21/monofree-and-mononono-motivation/ Richard Stallman: “The danger is that Microsoft is probably planning to force all free C# implementations underground some day using software patents”]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/01/30/mono-gnome-slashdot-comments/ Quote of the Day: Slashdot Users on Novell’s Mono in GNOME]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/01/20/monofree-and-mononono/ Monofree Helps Remove and Block Mono, Just Like Mononono]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/01/31/gnome-mono-depenency-dbus/ Wake Up Already, GNOME, Please Wake Up]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/01/16/mono-in-damage-control/ Mono in ‘Damage Control’]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/01/14/no-interest-in-banshee/ Linux Mint Founder Does Not Follow Ubuntu’s Banshee Travesty]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/01/12/complementary-to-mono/ OMG!Ubuntu! Likes Mono]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/01/08/unwanted-novell-intrusions/ Mono Boosters in Ubuntu Have Conflicts of Interest, LibreOffice Under Similar Threat]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/01/05/perception-around-mono/ Change Happens (Consensus Regarding Mono)]
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== February 2008 ==
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== December 2010 ==
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/12/19/mono-as-a-microsoft-trojan/ Wayne Borean: Mono Should Come With “Danger – Microsoft Inside” Label]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/12/15/discouragement-of-mono-truths/ .NET is Microsoft’s Patent Poison Pill Inside Any GNU/Linux Distribution With Mono]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/12/13/mono-lie-of-the-day/ Mono Lie of the Week: AttachMSFT’s Banshee is Safe]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/12/11/pushing-mono-into-more-platforms/ Mono Under AttachMSFT Spreads Microsoft Languages, Opposition Bullied]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/12/09/canonical-shakeup/ Canonical is Hiring Mono Developers, Losing COO]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/02/07/novell-dot-net/ Novell: The .NET Company]
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== November 2010 ==
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/02/10/microsoft-and-novell-collaborations/ Closer Than You Think: Microsoft and Novell Collaborations]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/12/02/mono-based-banshee-in-ubuntu/ Bad Decision Made at Canonical Regarding Media Player]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/02/11/samsung-mono-questions/ What Does Samsung’s Linux Deal Mean to Android and Mono?]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/11/23/unable-to-promise-mono-safety/ Microsoft MVP Miguel de Icaza Does Not Know What Will Happen to Mono]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/02/15/mono-contamination-in-ubuntu/ How GNU/Linux Gets Contaminated with Software Patents from the Back Door]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/11/12/mono-many-signs-of-bias/ Mono is for Microsoft and Microsoft F# Loves Miguel de Icaza]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/02/17/kde-mono-binding-osuse-live-cd/ OpenSUSE Rants, KDE Mono Bindings]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/11/11/mono-associated-risk/ Mono Advocacy is Deluded, Avoids the Facts and Personally Attacks Critics Instead]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/02/21/silverlight-and-mono-drm-ipr/ Silverlight and Mono = DRM and Software Patents]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/02/22/mark-shuttleworth-on-patents/ Mark Shuttleworth’s Stance on Mono Inside Ubuntu]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/02/22/net-in-gnulinux/ The Overlooked Issue of Development with .NET in GNU/Linux]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/02/24/mono-in-fedora-8/ Novell’s Mono in Fedora 8]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/02/27/novell-mono-discussion/ Quick Mention: Novell+Mono Discussion]
+
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/02/27/evolution-mono-extensions/ Quick Mention: Novell’s Mono Evolves and Approaches Evolution]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/02/28/novell-microsoft-assimilation/ Novell-Microsoft Assimilation, Phase II]
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== March 2008 ==
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== October 2010 ==
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/10/30/dot-net-gnu-linux-community-promise/ Canonical Probably to Put in Next Ubuntu GNU/Linux Mono Parts Which Microsoft Disallows Free of Lawsuits/Charge]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/10/28/saying-no-to-mono/ The Source on Rejecting Mono, Which Earns a Room at FOSDEM 2011]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/10/26/mono-open-core-and-money/ Allegation: Novell Has “Profit Motive for Pushing Mono Everywhere”]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/10/25/zeitgeist-bindings/ GNOME and Mono Meet Through Zeitgeist]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/10/21/microsoft-api-at-vmware/ How Mono Helps Microsoft DirectX, With Contribution From VMB_ware]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/10/19/omgubuntu-on-clementine/ “OMGUbuntu Makes a Dig at Mono?”]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/10/16/bible-of-proprietary-mono/ To Mono Leadership/Development Team, “A Mono Success Story of Biblical Proportions” Means No GNU/Linux Support]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/10/14/ecma-compliant-mono-mia/ Mono as a Whole Appears to be a Patent Trap]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/10/13/targeting-mac-os-x-developers/ Mono is Not a GNU/Linux Project and It Keeps Feeding Those Who Bite the GNU/Linux Hand]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/10/10/banshee-and-smeegol-promo/ OpenSUSE’s Former and Existing Community Managers Promote Mono Patent Trap]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/10/08/microsoft-api-in-meego/ Smeegol Linux Has a Mono Problem]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/10/07/monkeys-arrive-at-gnu-linux/ Joint Microsoft/Novell Release of Mono, Partly With Microsoft Licences, Patents, and Even Copyrights]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/10/04/instructing-people-to-embrace-mono/ Mobbyists Love Mono]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/10/02/forbidden-fruit-in-1105-media/ The Redmond-Associated Press is Promoting Mono]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/03/01/novell-dot-net-copyrights/ Novell Loves .NET, Copyrights Code]
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== September 2010 ==
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/03/06/nokia-tablet-silverlight/ Will Nokia’s Linux-based Internet Tablets Soon Be Infected by Mono, XAML? What About Qt?]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/09/28/mono-proponents-smear-opposition/ Mono Liars] - Quick clarifications regarding a smear campaign that’s waged against Techrights by Mono proponents
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/03/07/mono-moonlight-eureka/ Quick Mention: Miguel’s Eureka Moment]
+
*[http://techrights.org/2010/09/16/nokia-gets-the-mono-treatment/ Nokia, Zeitgeist, MeeGo/Maemo, and Moonlight/Mono Threat]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/03/07/mono-oftware-patent-trap/ Is Mono Now Officially a Software Patent Trap?]
+
*[http://techrights.org/2010/09/13/microsoft-mono-copyrights/ Next Mono is Coming With Microsoft Code, Microsoft Licences]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/03/08/disclosure-plea-de-icaza/ Miguel Asked for an Explanation, Full Disclosure About Novell/Microsoft Deal]
+
*[http://techrights.org/2010/09/11/mono-dependency-in-une/ Mono Outperformed by .NET Sometimes, Ubuntu Netbook Edition 10.10 Dumps Novell’s Banshee]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/03/08/letter-from-a-reader-monovell/ A Letter from a Reader, About Miguel de Icaza]
+
*[http://techrights.org/2010/09/11/nono-touch/ Don’t Touch NoTouch] (MonoTouch)
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/03/10/microsoft-novell-together/ The Microsoft-Novell Employee Swap, Intersection]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/09/10/avoiding-linux-tax-vendors/ Embedding ‘Microsoft Tax’ in Linux, Using Mono]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/03/12/monodevelop-poison-is-out/ Novell Releases the Code Factory Which Threatens Free Software]
+
*[http://techrights.org/2010/09/07/patent-problems-and-sparkleshare/ “Q: Why is it written in Mono/C#? A: Because I hate freedom.]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/03/14/gnome-foundation-on-tomboy/ Member of the GNOME Foundation on Tomboy, Mono, GNOME]
+
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/03/16/novell-mono-dot-net-internet/ Novell’s Mono and Microsoft’s Plot to Use Mono/.NET to ‘Punish’ GNU/Linux]
+
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/03/18/novell-dot-microsoft-again/ Is Novell’s Strategy .NET Software on Top of GNU/Linux?]
+
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/03/22/the-monodevelop-problem-revisited/ MonoDevelop in the Press, Which Totally Misses the Point]
+
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/03/24/mono-danger-to-linux/ Summary of Mono’s Danger to GNU/Linux and the Free Desktop]
+
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/03/25/mono-google-summer-of-code/ Quote of the Day: On Google Sponsorship of Microsoft’s .NET]
+
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== April 2008 ==
+
== August 2010 ==
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/08/30/mono-development-barriers/ Mono Project Seems to be Dying (Development Virtually Halted)]
 +
*[http://techrights.org/2010/08/29/mono-latest-news/ Mono Accessibility for Microsoft]
 +
*[http://techrights.org/2010/08/25/mono-drying-up/ OMG!Mono!] (Mono boosting comes from OMG!Ubuntu! (as usual), but the original source of Mono development is drying up)
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/08/23/mono-dependency-indexer/ Mono in GNOME Zeitgeist]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/08/17/extorting-samsung-htc-lg/ Microsoft’s ‘Android Tax’ Shows Why Mono Should be Treated as Threat]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/08/13/oracle-vs-novell-dot-net/ Novell/Mono Could be Sued by Oracle; Taleo Puts Sun’s Former CEO and Former Novell Employee in the Board]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/08/11/mono-mist/ Novell Connects Mono and Fog Computing (Microsoft ‘Patent Tax’ Included)]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/08/11/visual-studio-special-attention/ Novell Spreads .NET, Receives Backing From Microsoft Boosters]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/08/09/mono-patent-fights-risk/ Groklaw Repeats Warning About Mono as a Patent Threat]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/08/08/excluded-from-mcp-but-in-ubuntu/ Patent Threat Banshee Gets Hooks Into Ubuntu 10.10]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/08/06/banshee-patent-liability-nbe/ Novell/Microsoft Mono Poison (Banshee) Put in Ubuntu 10.10 NBE by Default]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/08/05/making-windows-stronger/ Making Money for Increasing Microsoft Threat to GNU/Linux]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/08/04/why-mono-stinks/ Novell’s Promotion of Mono and Visual Studio Tools Comes Under Scrutiny]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/04/19/novell-deal-patent-duality/ Why Again is the Novell/Microsoft Deal So Darn Ugly?]
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== July 2010 ==
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/04/23/speculation-gnome-mono/ SpeC#ulation: Tipping Point for GNOME?]
+
*[http://techrights.org/2010/07/28/novell-feedback-about-mono/ How Novell’s Mono Mob Operates]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/04/25/gnome-functionality-wo-csharp/ Mono-free GNOME: “Roughly the Same Functionality”]
+
*[http://techrights.org/2010/07/20/microsoft-apologists-play-for-mono/ Richard Stallman Reiterates Threat of Mono, Wikipedia Censored by Mono Boosters]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/04/27/novell-gnome-against-java/ Novell and GNOME Help Microsoft and .NET’s Fight Against Sun and Java]
+
*[http://techrights.org/2010/07/11/mono-based-classified-proprietary/ Mono Demoted to “Proprietary Software” Status]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/04/28/novell-mono-vs-java-sun/ Novell+Ximian=SLED.NET, Sun+Java=SuSE GNU/Linux/Solaris]
+
*[http://techrights.org/2010/07/09/mono-and-microsoft-ms-pl/ Microsoft Co-Develops Mono With Novell]
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== May 2008 ==
+
== June 2010 ==
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/06/28/garbage-can-for-mono/ Manual for Removing Microsoft Trap From Ubuntu GNU/Linux (and Lessons of TomTom and SCO Cases)]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/06/19/meego-and-opensuse-relationships/ SUSE MeeGo is About Mono and OpenSUSE Makes Microsoft-taxed GNU/Linux]
 +
*[http://techrights.org/2010/06/18/infragistics-for-mono/ Microsoft Certified Partner Supports Mono]
 +
*[http://techrights.org/2010/06/16/mono-cleanup-in-ubuntu/ Mono Cleanup] (Ubuntu GNU/Linux follows the footsteps of projects like Fedora and sweeps Novell’s Mono aside)
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/06/13/meego-mono-and-obs-as-new-host/ Novell Turns MeeGo Into Another Ballnux]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/06/04/novell-dotnet-negative-effects/ Novell is Knowingly Seeding GNU/Linux, MeeGo and Android With Microsoft Patents]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/05/01/charlie-martin-from-ximian-to-rht/ A Former Ximian Employee Finds Greener Pastures (Red Hat)]
+
== May 2010 ==
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/05/06/novell-mono-vs-java-sun-2/ Why Novell Became a Threat to Java and the GNU GPL]
+
*[http://techrights.org/2010/05/28/meego-dot-net/ MeeGo is Hijacked by the Mono Team]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/05/14/mono-winforms/ Mono “..and still nothing on whether WinForms is legally safe to use.”]
+
*[http://techrights.org/2010/05/27/copycat-of-copycat/ Novell: The Copy of a Copy]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/05/18/cleaning-up-gnu-linux/ Quick Mention: “Make Your Distro Free of Miguel de Icaza’s Junk Code”]
+
*[http://techrights.org/2010/05/22/monodroid-endeavours/ By Pushing Mono Into Android, Novell Puts Microsoft Before Freedom]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/05/18/mono-java-benchmark/ Mono Developers: From .NET Boosting to Java Bashing?]
+
*[http://techrights.org/2010/05/19/mono-lobby-gnome/ The Microsoft/Novell Mono Lobby]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/05/23/novell-pollutes-foss/ Op-Ed: Novell Pollutes Free Software (and GNU/Linux) in Preparation for Microsoft Attacks]
+
*[http://techrights.org/2010/05/09/mono-csharp-applets-docks/ Attempts to Push Mono Into Awn]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/05/25/novell-mono-and-drm/ Pondering Novell Mono and DRM]
+
*[http://techrights.org/2010/05/05/promoters-of-dot-net/ Microsoft/Novell Faking “Open Source” and Pushing .NET Into Web Browsers]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/05/27/mono-ooxml-subsets/ OOXML and Mono: Not So Different After All]
+
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/05/27/mono-and-rand-for-gnome/ Reader’s Article: Novell, Mono and RAND]
+
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/05/30/mono-gnome-and-moonlight/ Novell and Mono: The Kiss of Death to Free Software]
+
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== June 2008 ==
+
== April 2010 ==
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/04/30/android-htc-and-klausner/ Keeping Mono Out of Ubuntu 10.04 and Android; HTC Sued Again for Software Patents]
 +
*[http://techrights.org/2010/04/30/adobe-trash-player-and-dot-net/ Adobe Trash Player and Novell/Microsoft Mono]
 +
*[http://techrights.org/2010/04/28/docky-dot-exe/ Docky is Mono]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/04/23/mono-suppressor-of-productivity/ Why Mono is Technically Inferior for Development and Why Microsoft Keeps Promoting It]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/04/22/censorship-and-monotouch-apple/ Apple’s Latest Mischiefs, Ignores Mono’s Pleas]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/04/20/matt-zimmerman-on-mono/ Canonical is Already Aware of the Problem With Mono]
 +
*[http://techrights.org/2010/04/17/f-spot-competitor-and-banshee/ Ubuntu Removes gThumb and Adds More Mono]
 +
*[http://techrights.org/2010/04/17/risk-of-programming-with-mono/ The Future of Mono and MonoTouch is Uncertain]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/04/15/positive-review-of-the-gimp/ The GIMP is Fine, But Novell Staff Wants It Replaced by .NET]
 +
*[http://techrights.org/2010/04/14/apple-vs-foreign-api/ Apple Treats Mono Like It Treats Flash; GNU/Linux Should Too]
 +
*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/04/12/from-c-sharp-to-java/ Red Hat Converts C# Code to Java While Apple Outright Rejects C#]
 +
*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/04/09/mono-and-monotouch-out/ SchoolOS to Remove Mono, Apple ‘Blocks’ MonoTouch]
 +
*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/04/07/more-novell-staff-in-gnome/ Novell Dominates Almost a Third of GNOME Foundation Board, Including the Director]
 +
*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/04/06/mono-visual-studio-for-windows/ Mono Team Develops More Windows Software and Mocks Critics]
 +
*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/04/06/aac-encoder-and-i4i/ Ubuntu Removes Codec Patent Trap, But What About Mono?]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/06/01/novell-vs-free-linuxes/ Novell’s Bold Mission to Clean Up ‘Unlicensed’ GNU/Linux] ("In other words — and also to sum this up in a way — Novell received Microsoft’s endorsement and money in exchange for the crown in the datacentre, higher priority to OOXML as a document format, and .NET as the API of choice. Why again do some people still support Novell?")
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== March 2010 ==
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/06/02/mono-deals-trojan/ Software Patent Deals, Mono, and Other Legal Timebombs]
+
*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/03/31/response-to-mono-criticism/ The ‘Conspiracy’ of Mono]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/06/10/microsoft-codecs-rebuttal/ Reader’s Thoughts on Mark Shuttleworth’s Response (Regarding Microsoft Codecs)]
+
*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/03/29/distrusting-mono/ If You Distrust Mono, Then You Are Called a “Microsoft Hater”, “Paranoid”, and “Conspiracy Theorist”]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/06/16/mono-and-openoffice-org/ Novell Brings Mono and OpenOffice.org Even Closer]
+
*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/03/24/mono-criticism-vanishes/ SD Times Removes Miguel de Icaza’s Admission That Mono Has Patent Problems and de Icaza Mocks Jeremy Allison]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/06/19/mono-in-fedora-mystery/ Why Is Mono in Fedora? Nobody Knows… It’s Possibly a Secret]
+
*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/03/23/microsoft-companion-mono/ Mono, the Monopolist’s Sidekick] (Microsoft’s companions help the company either influence other companies or take over their agenda, Mono being the tool by which .NET gets injected into rivals)
 +
*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/03/20/microsoft-mix-2010-get-together/ Señor de Icaza Meets Other Microsoft MVPs]
 +
*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/03/20/realisation-of-the-obvious-re-mono/ Microsoft MVP de Icaza: Microsoft “Shot the .NET Ecosystem in the Foot” Because of Patent Threats]
 +
*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/03/17/android-mono-silverlight-danger/ Novell Wants to Bring Microsoft, Moonlight, and Mono to Linux Phones (Android)]
 +
*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/03/16/incorporation-of-mono-gnome/ Mono and Novell Influence Increases in the GNOME Foundation]
 +
*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/03/09/ubuntu-one-banshee-and-mono/ Ubuntu One Adds Mono Bindings]
 +
*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/03/08/complaints-about-moonlight/ Moonlight Disappoints]
 +
*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/03/07/changes-novell-staff/ Despite (or Because of) Microsoft's Patent Extortion, Novell Continues to Focus on Mono]
 +
*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/03/01/ubuntu-mono-games-and-gbrainy/ Ubuntu 10.04 Increases Mono Dependency]
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== July 2008 ==
+
== February 2010 ==
 +
*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/02/27/mono-rejection-by-the-community/ Despite Failure (Rejection by Users and Developers), Novell Carries on Spreading Mono and Moonlight]
 +
*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/02/23/meego-mono/ Novell is Already Poisoning MeeGo With Microsoft Trojan Horses]
 +
*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/02/22/mono-pollution-revisited/ Novell’s Mac-only Mono and Some Notes About Ubuntu]
 +
*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/02/18/microsoft-mvps-cuddle-ms-api/ The “Microsoft Everywhere” Vision of Novell]
 +
*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/02/16/purpose-mono-reliance/ What Apple Teaches Us About Mono and Moonlight]
 +
*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/02/15/microsoft-entryism-vectors/ The Latest from Microsoft’s Ambassador to Linux (MVP Miguel de Icaza) and Other FSF-Hostile Folks]
 +
*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/02/14/novell-negative-endeavors/ Novell More of a Reflection of Microsoft as Weeks Go By]
 +
*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/02/11/pinta-and-gimp/ Novell/Microsoft and the Funding of Pinta’s (Mono) Developer]
 +
*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/02/11/shuttleworth-quote-on-api/ Mark Shuttleworth: “If Windows API Becomes the Default on Linux Then What is the Point of Linux?”]
 +
*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/02/09/pinta-comes-from-novell/ More Mono and Patent Poison from Novell] (another Mono program from Novell)
 +
*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/02/07/moonlight-boosted-by-microsoft-fans/ The Microsoft Apologists and Boosters Really, Really Like Novell!] ("A complete list of news articles about Moonlight 3.0 preview shows that its biggest fans are Microsoft fans")
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*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/02/04/promoting-mono-and-microsoft/ Sleeping with Mono - Assorted items about Mono and Moonlight]
 +
*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/02/03/google-and-mono-pollution/ Microsoft’s Lawsuit Against Google and What It Teaches Us About Mono]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/07/08/codeplex-ms-gpl-snub/ Embracing and Extending SVN — the Microsoft Way]
+
== January 2010 ==
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/07/23/mono-controversial/ Mono is Too Controversial for Debian]
+
*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/01/31/obsession-microsoft-ipad/ Novell and Freedom Are Incompatible] ("Novell’s obsession with Microsoft (and even Apple) is highlighted using the latest evidence")
 +
*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/01/30/circles-of-mono-interest/ On Novell, Ubuntu, Microsoft and Mono]
 +
*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/01/29/monodevelop-apple/ Novell Promotes Apple, .NET]
 +
*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/01/28/analysis-of-canonical-yahoo/ What the Yahoo! Deal Means for Ubuntu GNU/Linux (and Mono)]
 +
*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/01/25/zenoss-and-lina-example/ Novell Spreads Microsoft Inside GNU/Linux Whereas LINA Spreads GNU/Linux Inside Windows]
 +
*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/01/24/canonical-and-mono-proprietary/ Humanity to Others’ Agenda] (Analysis of some of Canonical’s recent moves, which give rise to Novell’s Mono and proprietary software)
 +
*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/01/21/lug-iitd-responds-to-swpats/ Indian Activists Fight Back Against Microsoft Patents as Jeremy Allison Repeats Warning, Cites Mono as Patent Trap]
 +
*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/01/20/responses-de-icaza-mvp/ New Opinions on Mono, Miguel de Icaza, and the “Windows Stratagem”]
 +
*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/01/19/risks-of-losing-track-of-goals/ Bug #1 is Not “Market Share”]
 +
*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/01/18/miguel-de-icaza-for-microsoft/ With Mono Clearly on Microsoft’s Side, Another Call for Ubuntu to Move Mono to ‘Restricted’]
 +
*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/01/14/when-mono-gets-treated-similarly-to-skype-proprietary/ When Mono Gets Treated Similarly to Skype (Proprietary)]
 +
*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/01/13/mixed-source-fail/ “Mixed Source” and “Half Pregnant”] (Mono as Open Core)
 +
*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/01/12/microsoft-vs-mysql/ Microsoft Betrays Another ‘Partner’, This Time MySQL] (mention of Sqlite#)
 +
*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/01/11/mono-for-breakfast/ Miguel de Icaza Groomed by Microsoft with MVP Award]
 +
*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/01/10/stephane-delcroix-silverlight/ Locked Out of Mono Blogs, by Silverlight]
 +
*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/01/03/wordperfect-and-mono-lessons/ Novell Repeats Mistakes of WordPerfect, This Time with Mono]
 +
*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/01/01/mono-apple-and-monodevelop/ Novell’s Christmas Presents for Microsoft]
 +
*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/01/01/clones-of-microsoft-ylmf-os/ Microsoft on GNU/Linux Clones of Microsoft: “We’d Have to Look to the Protection Offered Under Intellectual Property (sic) Law”]
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== August 2008 ==
+
== December 2009 ==
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/12/29/testimony-from-richard-williams/ DRI CEO: “The Biggest Risk Was That Microsoft Would Come Hell-Bent to Destroy Us… Not Necessarily by Competing”] (and discussion about lessons for Mono/Novell)
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/12/27/shafting-mono-and-moonlight/ gNewSense Abandons Ubuntu, Microsoft’s Mono Agenda Revisited]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/12/26/impact-of-novell-trojans/ Reactions to Microsoft’s Novell Software Inside GNU/Linux]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/12/24/monodevelop-removes-gpl-code/ Miguel de Icaza: “We Have Removed All of the GPL Code” (MonoDevelop)]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/12/23/analysis-moonlight-covenant/ Microsoft’s Moonlight “Promise” Full of Holes]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/12/23/inaccurate-reporting-moonlight/ The Lies About Moonlight Carry on, MSBBC to Block Free Software Users Again]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/12/22/latest-moonlight-mono-pr/ “The Moonlight/Mono World Does Not Work That Way Though.”]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/12/21/neon-news-microsoft-mono/ Neon Challenges IBM’s GNU/Linux Mainframes, EU Challenges IE Bundling, and Microsoft Helps Push Mono and Moonlight Into GNU/Linux]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/12/20/recommendation-of-shotwell/ Taking Mono Off the Menu]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/12/20/against-novell-propaganda/ Accurate Coverage of Novell] ("Moonlight 2 released; no Microsoft codecs unless you get it from Novell")
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/12/19/novell-only-moonlight-access/ Moonlight and Hyper-V Still Novell-Only and SUSE-Only in Some Ways]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/12/18/moonlight-latest-pr/ Microsoft Gave Moonlight “Blessings” in 2007]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/12/09/wrong-direction-with-mono/ Avoid Mono to Put Back the *NIX in GNU/Linux]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/12/06/gnote-is-alive-and-ubuntu-lynx/ Gnote is Alive, New Release Available] ("If Ubuntu is looking to save disk space, which it does, then it should remove Mono (and Tomboy), not the GIMP.")
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/12/04/mooning-the-monkey-censorshipmooning-the-monkey-censorship/ Mono Bullies] ("Mono and Moonlight are projects that one cannot ever criticise safely")
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/12/03/novl-sax2-down-mono-up/ Less OpenSUSE, More Microsoft Software at Novell]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/08/04/giving-gnu-to-dot-net/ Novuel’s de Icaza: The Man Who Gives GNU/Linux to Microsoft]
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== November 2009 ==
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/08/04/novell-harnesses-microsoft/ Even Microsoft Uses Free Software, So Why Does Novell Harness Microsoft?]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/11/27/canonical-at-crossroads/ F-Spot (Mono) Can Still be Removed from Next Ubuntu]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/08/05/microsoft-plans-for-winfoss/ Of Microsoft’s Plans for GNU/Linux and Tinfoil Hats]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/11/27/mono-fee-and-ubuntu/ The Case for a Mono-Free Ubuntu and Novell’s Case for a Mono Fee Ubuntu]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/08/07/mono-in-clouds/ Novell’s Mono in Microsoft’s Clouds]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/11/25/novl-salivating-over-silverlight/ Salivating Over Silverlight] ("If Novell’s vice president is “droolingly” Microsoft’s, then how can Mono and Novell be trusted anymore?")
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/08/08/avoid-mono-due-to-security/ Another Reason to Avoid Mono: Security]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/11/23/gthumb-and-gnote-ubuntu/ With gThumb and Gnote in Ubuntu 10.04, Default Install Would be Leaner, Mono Free]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/08/10/novell-poisons-openoffice/ Groklaw: Microsoft and Novell Poison OpenOffice.org; Watch Out, KDE]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/11/21/telepathy-and-novell-banshee/ Telepathy a Plugin Away from Mono (Non-ECMA Parts)]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/08/12/mono-spreads-fails/ Mono Spreads, Fails]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/11/20/mono-wont-listen/ Mono: Deaf to the Facts]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/08/12/novell-promotes-silverlight/ Novell May Promote Silverlight Because It Spreads Mono]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/11/20/gimp-removed-from-ubuntu/ Hypothesis: Mono Proponents Will Replace GIMP with Paint.NET]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/08/14/mono-sneaks-into-kde/ While Everyone is Sleeping, Mono Sneaks Into KDE]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/11/17/iphone-monotouch-moonlight-mono-purpose/ Moonlight and Mono Not GNU/Linux Projects Anymore]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/08/15/no-mono-in-fedora-10/ No Mono in Fedora 10 (“Cambridge”) Live CD]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/11/16/mono-more-vulnerable/ Microsoft Exposes .NET Patent Trap to More Potential Copyright Issues]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/08/20/superb-microsoft-lock-ins/ Miguel de Icaza on ‘Superb’ Microsoft Lock-ins]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/11/16/opensuse-non-ms-ecma-parts/ OpenSUSE 11.2 is Open to Microsoft Lawsuits Because of Mono]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/08/20/ecma-mono-fallacy/ Mono: ECMA Does Not Make It Safe]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/11/14/mono-attributed-to-microsoft/ Is the Mono Project Run Partly by Microsoft Now?]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/08/21/mono-guard-alternatealias/ Mono ‘Guard’ Found in Ubuntu Forums]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/11/12/gnome-staff-novell/ Can GNOME 3.0 Avoid Mono Despite GNOME Foundation Director Being Novell Employee?]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/08/22/promoting-mono/ Who is Promoting Mono Anyway?]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/11/11/novell-mono-latest-stunt/ At What Stage Can Novell be Called “Microsoft Subsidiary”?] ("Novell’s latest moves clearly show a technical convergence with Microsoft, so why treat these companies separately?")
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/08/27/ports-to-windows-mac-os-x/ Novell’s Hack Week: Mono, Ports to Windows, Mac OS X]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/11/11/microsoft-mono-fans/ Novell’s Work Popular… in Microsoft Blogs]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/08/28/miguel-de-icaza-vs-gpl/ Quick Mention: Miguel de Icaza Loves .NET, Dislikes GNU GPL]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/11/10/novell-and-microsoft-interests/ Novell and Microsoft Expand Relationship to Boost Windows, .NET, Visual Studio, Linux Patent Tax]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/08/28/he-who-imitates-microsoft/ He Who Imitates Microsoft Will Suffer from Its Flaw]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/11/07/mono-and-gnome/ Mono and GNOME 3.0]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/08/29/mono-applications-windows-vista/ Novell, the Microsoft Windows Company]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/11/06/gnote-ubuntu-10-04-advantages/ Gnote Would Fit Nicely in Ubuntu 10.04 (Default Install)]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/08/29/substitution-of-ownership/ Interlude: What Mono Could be All About]
+
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== September 2008 ==
+
== October 2009 ==
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/10/31/mono-cautionary-tales/ The Price of Mono]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/10/30/the-spreading-of-mono/ Mono and Fraud]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/10/30/dgpf-libre-mono-ubuntu/ Massive New Migration to Free Software in French Authorities; Gendarmerie Should Delete Mono]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/10/24/novell-mono-promotional-mysql/ Novell Uses IDG to Promote Mono]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/10/22/disinformation-about-banshee/ Banshee is Novell, Mono, and ‘Forbidden’ Microsoft Software Patents]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/10/21/gnewsense-no-mono/ Mono Programs Removed from gNewSense]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/10/20/mono-as-open-core/ Mono, Open Core, and Other Bizarre Forms of Open Source]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/10/19/mono-resistance-fsfe/ FSFE Adds Weight to Call for Mono Resistance]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/10/17/evolution-depends-on-mono-revisited/ “Mono Mania” Carries on and Evolution Includes Mono]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/10/16/monomaniac-enlightenment-and-failures/ Simon Phipps on “Monomaniacs”, More Reactions to Jeremy Allison’s Mono Prognosis]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/10/15/jeremy-allison-on-mono/ Jeremy Allison Recommends Passing Mono Software to Basket of Proprietary Software]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/10/14/mono-common-misconceptions/ Mono’s #1 Problem is Not Software Patents]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/10/13/mono-copying-the-competition/ Stereotype of Copying the Competition]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/10/10/substantiated-warnings-ignored/ Novell VP Brushes Off Microsoft’s Attacks on GNU/Linux, Promotes .NET]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/10/04/msft-injected-using-novell/ Microsoft Interjects Itself into Free Software Using Novell]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/10/01/discrediting-groklaw/ Now It’s Groklaw’s Turn] (Groklaw on Mono)
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/09/08/development-is-cloning/ At Novell, Software Development is Microsoft Cloning (MicroFOSS)]
+
== September 2009 ==
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/09/09/microsoft-novell-and-miguel/ Reader’s Take on Microsoft, Novell, and Miguel de Icaza]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/09/30/counter-article-to-perlow/ Groklaw Groks Mono, Miguel de Icaza, Microsoft, and More]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/09/13/ecma-and-mono/ ECMA and Mono: It’s Complicated]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/09/30/moblin-microsoft-dependent/ Microsoft Might Support Intel’s Moblin to Make GNU/Linux More Microsoft Dependent]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/09/13/microsoft-admitted-mono-trap/ Microsoft Admitted Mono is a Patent Trap Back in 2006 (Updated)]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/09/29/patents-to-mono-and-moblin/ Mono and Moblin as the Microsoft-approved “Open Source Solution”]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/09/16/acquiring-novell-direction/ Microsoft Acquires Novell(’s Direction)]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/09/28/microsoft-bear-hug-oss/ With Friends Like These, Who Needs Microsoft?]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/09/19/why-not-mono-car-analogy/ Guest Post: Why Not Mono – Part I]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/09/26/richard-stallman-smeared-for-truth/ Richard Stallman is Not the Bad Guy]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/09/20/mono-java-dotnet-analysis/ Guest Post: Why Not Mono – Part II]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/09/23/novell-promotes-microsoft-zune/ Novell Helps Microsoft Zune and CodePlex Foundation Helps Novell]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/09/23/kde-and-mono-vb/ Experiments in KDE and Mono]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/09/22/alan-cox-on-dotnet-linux/ Alan Cox in 2002: “Microsoft Has Publicly Stated That it Has Patents on Critical Parts of .NET and Will Enforce Them”]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/09/21/rms-on-miguel-de-icaza/ Miguel de Icaza “is Basically a Traitor to the Free Software Community,” Says Richard Stallman]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/09/17/gnewsense-throws-mono-out/ gNewSense Gets Rid of Mono While Mono Gets Closer to Microsoft]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/09/10/miguel-de-icaza-codeplex/ Miguel de Icaza Joins Microsoft]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/09/10/anti-red-hat-whitepapers/ More Anti-Red Hat Whitepapers from Novell, More Mono/.NET Convergence]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/09/09/mono-vs-wise/ Is Mono WISE?] (WISE = Windows Interface Source Environment)
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/09/04/unrest-in-opensuse/ Unrest in OpenSUSE Grows, Mono Faces Opposition Also]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/09/02/monetising-fud-at-novell/ How Novell is Monetising FUD] ("Now they embrace and extend Linus’ own baby, Git, using C#/GitSharp.")
-
== October 2008 ==
+
== August 2009 ==
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/08/26/ntfs-tuxera-sellout/ Another Warning Sign for Mono Proponents: NTFS and FAT]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/08/26/the-mono-demand-riddle/ Both Developers and Users Are Not Interested in Mono]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/08/25/planet-of-the-mono/ More Monkey and MonkeyLight Business]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/08/21/trusting-relationships-with-mono/ Trusting Mono While Microsoft Attacks GNU/Linux Left and Right]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/08/19/mono-still-negligible/ Moonlight and Mono Lack Demand]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/08/18/moonlight-is-not-ready/ Novell Fails with Moonlight]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/08/17/mono-ms-pl-in-distros/ Mono Team Puts Microsoft’s GPL-incompatible Licence and Patents-encumbered Software Inside GNU/Linux]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/08/13/sqlitesharp-mono-damage/ Why Sqlite Sharp Can Harm GNU/Linux]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/08/12/mono-outside-the-sandbox/ Novell Ignores Microsoft’s Community Promise Limitations]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/08/11/befriending-the-sworn-enemy/ Befriending the Sworn Enemy]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/08/08/novell-microsoft-webcast/ More Novell, Microsoft, Software Patents, and Mono Insults]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/08/07/mono-hypocrisy/ Monopoly and Monocrisy] ("New example of Mono hypocrisy")
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/08/04/infiltrate-olpc-under-syncfusion-risk/ Microsoft .NET Tries to Piggyback OLPC, Novell Helps the Same Cause]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/10/07/microsoft-influence-in-novell/ Microsoft Influence in Novell’s Management Increases, More .NET Focus]
+
== July 2009 ==
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/10/09/shopping-for-mono-protection/ BoycottNovell Goes Shopping for Mono Patent ‘Protection’]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/07/31/java-and-gnu-linux/ Why Microsoft Hates Java and How Novell’s Mono Helps Microsoft Fight It]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/10/11/mono-2-beyond-the-hype/ Novell’s Linux Poison® (Mono) Reaches 2.0, Contains Extra Cyanide (WinForms)]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/07/30/zealots-labels-latest/ Time to Drop the Word “Zealot” from Software Debates?] (on "Pro-mono Zealotry")
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/10/13/marcel-gagne-on-mono-ooxml/ Marcel Gagné on Mono, OOXML, and More]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/07/29/microsoft-with-mono-agenda/ Novell Still Serves Microsoft with Mono]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/10/14/convergence-of-windows-and-gnu/ Novell Incorporated: Convergence of Windows and GNU/Linux Since 2006]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/07/27/c-sharp-is-declining/ If C# is Declining, Do We Need Mono Anymore?]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/10/16/mono-coming-from-which-devs/ Mono Watch: Where Is It All Coming From?]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/07/24/suppression-of-speech-mono/ Mono Roundup: Suppression of Speech, Extension, and Deception]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/10/17/nomo-gnu-linux-silver-lie/ The Nomo GNU/Linux Distribution and Another Silver Lie]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/07/20/mono-free-software-question/ Why Mono Redefines Free Software]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/10/18/pressures-for-wamp/ Microsoft Pressures for WAMP While Novell Helps ‘Infect’ AMP] ("[It's] all written in .NET, just for patent ambush purposes and infection,” says one knowledgeable reader. Only Novell customers are said to be 'protected' and, according to this reader, “all the “free tools” that Microsoft releases are strangely written in .NET for infection purposes.”")
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/07/19/f-spot-banshee-dep/ New F-Spot/Banshee Ties Pose a Microsoft Patent Threat]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/10/18/reply-to-request-for-mono/ Microsoft Does Not Reply to Request for Mono Patent Protection]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/07/18/novell-and-ubuntu-for-mono/ Why Novell and Ubuntu Suppress Opposition of Mono]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/10/24/mixed-mono-and-ip-piracy/ On Mixed Source, Mono, and Other Forms of ‘Piracy’]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/07/18/mono-microsoft-and-novell/ More on Mono, Microsoft, and Novell] ("A batch of small updates on the Mono/Moonlight situation")
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/10/25/novell-microsoft-mixed-ip-foss/ Microsoft Makes New Friends in Open Source World — for Windows, .NET, Silverlight]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/07/17/richard-m-stallman-on-c-sharp/ Video: Stallman Says C# Only for Running Existing Programs (Updated: Ogg)]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/10/29/opensuse-dot-net/ SUSE Linux to be Powered by More Microsoft .NET?]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/07/17/fsf-vs-microsoft-community-promises/ Free Software Foundation Discourages Dependence on Mono, Dismisses Microsoft Community Promise]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/10/30/novell-pdc-de-icaza/ Microsoft’s Professional Developers Conference and Novell]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/07/17/nessus-mono-analogies/ What Nessus Teaches About Mono]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/10/30/mono-fscks-php5-apache2/ Quick Mention: When Mono Messes Up Your Server…]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/07/16/novell-puts-mono-center/ Confirmed: Novell Puts Mono (and Moonlight) at Centre of the GNU/Linux Desktop]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/10/30/combat-free-software-bait/ Reader’s Proposal for Combating Free Software-hostile Patents]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/07/15/mono-moonlight-novell-intersection/ Mono Applications Get Integrated with Microsoft Moonlight]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/07/14/personal-attacks-from-mono/ Another Angle on Personal Attacks from Mono]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/07/13/i-am-not-afraid/ “I Am Not Afraid of…”]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/07/13/mono-vs-richard-stallman-tactic/ Is Mono’s Latest Strategy to Vilify Richard Stallman?]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/07/12/moonlight-extend-phase/ Mono Roundup: Microsoft Following, Deception, and the Moonlight ‘Extend’ Phase]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/07/11/mono-roundup-still-ugly/ Mono Roundup: Still Dangerous, Still Not Acceptable]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/07/09/community-promise-sham/ Reader’s Article: Microsoft’s Empty “Community Promise” (Mono) is a Sham]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/07/08/mono-is-not-safe-gotcha/ Microsoft Confirms Mono is Not Safe, Stallman Agrees]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/07/01/mono-poll-on-rms/ Poll: 62% Don’t Trust Microsoft on Mono]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/07/01/mono-backed-by-microsoft/ Who Promotes Mono? Microsoft and Novell]
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== November 2008 ==
+
== June 2009 ==
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/30/mono-opposition-grows/ More People Say “No” to Mono, Including the Software Freedom Law Center (SFLC)]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/29/mono-proponents-defence/ Mono Proponents Do Not Address the Real Questions]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/29/gnome-mono-as-planned/ GNOME’s Evolution Proceeds as Planned?]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/29/microsoft-and-novell-for-mono-net/ Microsoft and Novell Still Fight for .NET Inside GNU/Linux]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/28/verdict-on-mono-responses/ Responses to Richard Stallman’s Verdict on Mono]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/27/mono-one-way-bridge/ Reader’s Article: Mono as a One-way Bridge (to Windows)]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/26/stallman-says-no-to-mono/ Why free software shouldn’t depend on Mono or C# — by Richard M. Stallman]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/26/mono-proponents-deception/ Latest Lies and Denials from Mono Advocates, Microsoft]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/25/ms-definition-of-embrace-and-extend/ Microsoft on “Embrace and Extend”, the “Windows API Franchise”]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/24/bill-gates-on-c-sharp/ Bill Gates on C# as “Key Element in Preventing Commodization by Linux”]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/23/suse-mono-dotnet/ Open/SUSE and .NET]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/22/mono-and-trust/ Reader’s Article: Mono and (Anti)Trust]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/21/gimp-vs-fspot-in-ubuntu/ Please Don’t Replace the GIMP with F-Spot (Mono)]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/20/whisper-campaign-gnote/ Whisper Campaigns Against Gnote] ("Response to disinformation about Gnote, a substitute to the Mono-encumbered Tomboy")
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/19/mono-poll-and-news/ http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/19/mono-poll-and-news/]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/17/gnote-in-ubuntu/ New Push for Gnote in Ubuntu by Default] ("Another step towards abolishment of Mono as by-default component")
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/16/debian-not-including-mono/ Debian is Not Including Mono by Default, Yet]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/16/the-harms-of-mono-example/ Case Study: The Harms of Mono]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/15/mono-unrest/ Signs of Mono Unrest, Legal Issues]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/13/comments-forums-ubuntu-re-mono-deleted/ Criticism of Mono Now “Disappearing”]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/13/suse-mono-good-for-windows/ SUSE Interoperability and Mono Good for Microsoft: Easier Migration to Windows]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/12/mono-and-moonlight-winforms/ In Fedora, Tomboy and Banshee Depend on Winforms] ("Banshee brings Winforms with it after all (not part of ECMA reference)")
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/12/mono-vs-java-video/ Real-time Linux Hacker Bill Huey Called the Mono Plan “Misguided”]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/11/mono-in-ubuntu-backfires/ Rally to Put More Mono in Ubuntu Backfires, Users Left Concerned by Mono]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/10/novell-for-ms-visual-studio/ Novell Develops for Windows Development Tools]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/09/mono-critique-for-ubuntu/ Mono Critique Almost a Taboo in Ubuntu Forums, Ideas, Bugs, and Mailing Lists]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/08/microsoft-mono-embrace-extend-extinguish/ Why Mono (and Moonlight) is Microsoft’s Embrace]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/06/opposition-to-mono-by-default/ Ubuntu is Censoring Opposition to Mono by Default]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/05/embrace-extend-and-monodevelop/ Microsoft is Using Mono and MonoDevelop to Leverage Windows and .NET]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/05/monodevelop-windows-monoculture/ How Novell Harms GNU/Linux Programming]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/05/mono-monologue/ Fedora Leaves Mono Out, OpenSUSE Has Second Thoughts, and So Should Ubuntu]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/04/mono-not-by-default/ “I Believe Gnote is Also Slated for Inclusion by Default in Debian and Ubuntu”]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/03/ubuntu-users-keep-banshee-out/ Ubuntu Users Plead to Keep Novell’s Banshee Out (and Other Miscellaneous Mono News)]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/03/developers-rejecting-mono/ GNOME Zeitgeist Decides Not to Go with Mono]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/02/easy-ltsp-chooses-python-instead/ Easy-LTSP Dumps Mono/C#, Rewritten in Python Instead]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/02/fedora-removes-mono-dependant/ Red Hat Replaces Tomboy with Gnote, Removes Mono Dependency]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/02/mono-an-infectious-disease/ Mono: An Infectious Disease — An Article by Chris Smart]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/01/banning-opposition-to-mono/ Does Ubuntu Forums Threaten to Ban Opposition to Mono?]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/11/07/request-for-mono-ip/ Request for Mono Licence from Microsoft: Ascending to Nicos Tsilas]
+
== May 2009 ==
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/11/15/monument-of-mono/ Monoment (sic) of Novell’s Demise]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/05/30/suse-and-mono-failures/ More on Novell’s Finances: SUSE and Mono Failures]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/11/17/removing-mono-from-ubuntu/ Quick Mention: Removing Microsoft/Novell from Ubuntu 8.10]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/05/29/remove-mono-from-gnome/ Gnote Can Save GNOME from Mono]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/11/18/resolving-the-mono-problem/ Calling Ubuntu, Fedora and OpenMoko to Resolve Mono Problem, Not Ignore It]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/05/27/reddit-novell-employees/ Reddit Accommodated by Mono Boosters, Including Novell Employees]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/11/20/windows-software-development-minefield/ Reader’s Post: The Windows Software Development Minefield, and Mono]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/05/27/gnotes-objection-to-mono/ Gnote’s Objection to Mono and Microsoft’s ‘Embrace’ of Java]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/11/22/protection-for-use-of-mono/ Microsoft Willing to Sell Us ‘Protection’ for Use of Mono]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/05/27/gnote-submitters-up-sharply/ Gnote Explodes in Popularity]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/11/22/silverlight-exclusion/ Microsoft, With Novell’s Help, Locks GNU/Linux Users Out of Innovation]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/05/27/monobuntu-coined/ Ubuntu’s Mono Booster Calls it “Monobuntu”]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/11/25/jose-on-mono/ Jose Explains Why Not Mono]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/05/25/licence-microsoft-moonlight-mono/ Licence to Use Microsoft Moonlight and Mono Not Possible?]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/11/28/microsoft-winforms-ubuntu/ While the World is Asleep, Mono with Microsoft-patented WinForms Slips into Ubuntu 9.04]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/05/24/seadmin-mono-problem/ Saving SELinux from Mono Before It’s Too Late?]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/11/30/mono-tries-to-enter-kde/ Mono Tries to Enter KDE]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/05/20/mono-everywhere-dream/ Mono Wants to be Everywhere]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/11/30/mono-critique-history/ Mono Critique Goes a Long Way Back]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/05/18/gnote-enters-ubuntu-karmic/ Gnote Enters Ubuntu GNU/Linux (Karmic)] ("Gnote, a Mono-free replacement for Tomboy, has already entered Fedora and Debian. Now it is also in Ubuntu.")
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/05/17/gnote-made-it-to-debian-sid/ Gnote Enters Debian, UbuntuOne Has No Mono]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/05/12/canonical-hires-novell-moya/ Canonical Hires Noveller, Job Probably Won’t Include Mono]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/05/10/microsoft-mvp-hardcore-linux/ GNU/Linux Bashers and Microsoft MVPs Masquerade as “Linux Users”] ("A lot of Mono and Moonlight coverage is still coming from the Microsoft-faithful crowd")
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/05/09/microsoft-covers-mono-in-press/ Who Covers Mono Again? Microsoft.]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/05/08/ubuntu-mono-motu/ Ubuntu Makes Novell’s Mono a “Master Of The Universe” (MOTU)]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/05/07/gnote-comes-to-gnu-as-default/ MonoDevelop Moves to Windows, Gnote Comes to GNU/Linux (as Default)]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/05/06/gnote-released-mono-relief/ New Version of Gnote Released, Already Earns New Users Who Boast Mono Relief]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/05/04/fedora-no-mono-tomboy/ Red Hat: We Should Probably Look at Switching out Tomboy with Gnote in the Fedora 12 Panel Configuration]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/05/04/miguel-de-icaza-recommends-the-linux-hater-blog/ Novell Vice President Loves Linux Hater, Who Attacks KDE]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/05/04/mono_no_create_with_ms/ Subject: (PATCH) Add CONFIG_MONO_NO_CREATE WITH_MS_PATENTS option]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/05/03/gnote-fedora-10-and-11/ Gnote Enters Fedora]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/05/03/mono-free-gnome-based/ The Path to Mono-free GNOME-based Distributions is Foreseeable]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/05/01/gnote-vs-tomboy-test/ Gnote is a Lot Faster and a Lot Lighter Than Tomboy]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/05/01/gnote-debian-and-ubuntu/ Gnote Finds Its Way Into Debian and Ubuntu?]
-
== December 2008 ==
+
== April 2009 ==
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/04/30/gnote-030-is-released/ Gnote Supports 6 More Languages, Does Not Support C#] ("For those who are looking to detoxify their GNU/Linux distribution which contains GNOME, Gnote 0.3.0 is finally out.")
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/04/29/banshee-warning-ubuntu/ Microsoft-funded Media Player to Become Ubuntu’s Default?]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/04/28/parody-bn-announces-community-novell-review-patents-cited-in-future-mono-targeted-litigations-to-be-placed-on-bn-defenders-wiki/ Parody: BN Announces Community Novell Review: Patents Cited in Future Mono-Targeted Litigations to be Placed on BN Defenders Wiki]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/04/26/suse-linux-enterprise-mono-extension/ Novell Quietly Releases SUSE Linux Enterprise Mono Extension as a Product]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/04/24/microsoft-religion-passes-to-linux/ From “Microsoft Religion” to “Mono Religion”]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/04/23/gnote-releases-version-020/ Announcement: Mono-Free Tomboy Replacement (Gnote) Releases Version 0.2.0]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/04/21/tomboy-is-afraid-of-gnote/ Tomboy is Afraid of Gnote, Its Mono-free Sibling]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/04/18/novell-partners-promote-silverlight/ Novell Partners Promote Silverlight, Zeitgeist at Risk of Mono(polists)]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/04/16/jo-really-ought-to-listen-to-microsoft/ “Desperately Seeking Patent Tax” (Microsoft, Novell, and Mono)]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/04/16/impressed-by-miguel-de-icaza/ Novell is “Impressed” by Miguel de Icaza… Well, So is Microsoft]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/04/09/gnote-takes-off/ Project of the Day: GNote] ("The trailblazing route away from Mono seems clearer thanks to GNote")
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/04/08/decline-of-mono-and-moonlight/ The Role of Mono and Moonlight Revisited]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/04/07/tomboy-on-c-plus-plus/ Did Tomboy Learn from TomTom? Project Forked, Moves Away from Microsoft ‘Standards’]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/04/07/novell-likewise-and-ignorance/ Microsoft Uses Novell, Likewise, and Ignorance to Market Its Products]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/04/03/microsoft-pl-vs-the-gnu-gpl/ Microsoft Uses Pseudo “Open Source” to Fight Against GNU/Linux and the GPL] ("Here is a recent video where de Icaza expresses his feelings about Microsoft.")
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/04/01/monodevelop-liked-by-microsoft/ (Mo)NoDevelop is Liked by Microsoft and Novell, Not by the GNU/Linux Crowd]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/04/01/ms-novell-grow-closer/ Microsoft and Novell Still Grow Closer]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/12/03/beware-the-mono/ Beware the Mono]
+
== March 2009 ==
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/12/11/mono-quote/ Mono Quote to Bear in Mind] (“I saw that internally inside Microsoft many times when I was told to stay away from supporting Mono in public. They reserve the right to sue”)
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/03/31/monodevelop-poison-factory/ Novell Releases Poisonware Factory 2.0 (MonoDevelop)]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/12/13/novell-foss-bridges/ Novell Builds Bridges… for Microsoft to ‘Steal’ Open Source]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/03/30/tomtom-caves-mono-problems/ TomTom Caves; Will Microsoft Start Charging for Mono Next?]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/12/15/novell-throat-to-choke/ Microsoft Wants One Throat to Choke] ("Microsoft’s plan is to group everything inside Novell and under Mono (.NET), then treating GNU/Linux users as though they are jailed in a pen (technical and legal vulnerability).")
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/03/24/the-mono-trap/ The Mono Trap]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/12/16/opensuse-faq-analysis/ Why the OpenSUSE FAQ Misses the Point]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/03/24/sled-11-is-about-mono-tech/ SLED 11 is About Microsoft .NET]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/12/17/peace-of-mind-10/ Got Mono? Buy Some Peace of Mind™ (SLED)]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/03/21/microsoft-novell-tag-team/ Microsoft Novell Tag-Team] ("With Novell’s hand in the code, Novell products like Mono continue treading towards KDE.")
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/12/19/opensuse-ms-linux-signs/ OpenSUSE: Still Trying to Be Microsoft Windows] ("The Mono effort has also led to a Novell effort called Moonlight which is an attempt to enable Microsoft’s Silverlight media framework on Linux.")
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/03/18/novell-microsoft-market-jointly/ Novell and Microsoft Market Almost the Same Products Together]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/12/20/free-software-ms-surrogate/ Microsoft Tries to ‘Surrogate’ Free Software with Windows-only, Patent-encumbered, Microsoft-controlled ‘Open Source’]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/03/18/qyoto-problem-qt-kde-mono/ Novell Happy About KDE Bindings for Mono and .NET]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/12/20/mono-only-for-novell/ Mono is Only for Novell, Says Microsoft Ally]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/03/12/kodak-mono-novell-moonlight/ Kodak Groks Mono After Large Investment from Bill Gates, Novell Props up Silverlight]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/12/21/threat-of-mono-basis/ The Threat of Mono as Basis of Applications (or: “Why GIMP is Different”)]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/03/11/bruce-perens-on-novell-ms/ Bruce Perens Calls Novell a “Highly Paid (Microsoft) Mouthpiece”] ("Backlash against Novell; Ubuntu is rumoured to be considering abolishment of Mono")
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/12/22/evolution-mono-dependency-opensuse/ Mono Fans Owe an Apology: The Evolution of Mono Continues]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/03/11/moonlight-stedfast-rave/ At Novell, Polluting GNU/Linux with Microsoft Technologies is “Taking Over the World”]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/12/23/second-class-novellsoft-ide/ Mono a Second-Class Citizen Even on GNU/Linux]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/03/11/abolish-mono-and-moonlight/ Novell Becomes Closer to Microsoft — Abolish Mono and Moonlight]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/12/29/cifs-and-dot-net-lesson/ What Samba Can Teach Us About Mono]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/03/03/intellectual-novell-property/ Intellectual Novell Property in GNU/Linux]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/12/31/kde-and-kde-dotnet/ Quick Mention: KDE and .NET]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/03/02/novell-lays-off-radeonhd-luc/ Novell Committed to Microsoft Technologies, But Not so Much to Free Desktop (RadeonHD)]
-
 
+
-
== January 2009 ==
+
-
 
+
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/01/04/mono-imitates-ms-failure/ Novell’s Mono: Imitating a Failing Technology]
+
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/01/06/mono-android-intrusion/ Quick Mention: Mono Goes Fighting Java on Android]
+
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/01/11/microsoft-patents-and-mono-vs-linux/ Microsoft: Use .NET to Fight GNU/Linux, Use Patents Against Clones (Mono)]
+
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/01/11/eric-rudder-on-dot-net/ Microsoft SVP on GNU/Linux and .NET]
+
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/01/11/microsoft-about-dot-net-clones/ How Microsoft Really Feels About .NET in Linux/UNIX]
+
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/01/18/dot-net-mono-in-devices/ Why Microsoft Wants to Put .NET/Mono in Devices]
+
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/01/20/miguel-novell-gnomono/ What Miguel & Novell Do to GNOME]
+
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/01/21/novell-leverages-microsoft-net/ How Novell Leverages Microsoft .NET to Market Itself]
+
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/01/22/mono-excludes-gnu-linux/ When Mono Helps Microsoft Windows and Excludes GNU/Linux]
+
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/01/30/richard-stallman-on-mono/ Quote of the Day: Richard Stallman on Mono]
+
== February 2009 ==
== February 2009 ==
-
 
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/02/28/microsoft-almost-pollutes-odf/ Novell Pollutes GNU/Linux, Microsoft Almost Pollutes ODF]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/02/27/novell-beyond-linux-trap/ Novell Spreads More .NET in Mac OS X, Windows, Leads to Patent Trouble]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/02/25/novellsoft-up-suse-down/ Novell Tumbles, But Not the ‘Novellsoft’ Part of the Company]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/02/24/microsoft-distributions-mono/ Novell Enables Microsoft Distributions]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/02/22/mono-simply-ratifies-dotnet/ Quote of the Day: “Mono Simply Ratifies .Net”]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/02/21/mono-moonlight-novl-strategy/ Novell’s Jaffe on Novell’s Linux Strategy: .NET, Mono, Moonlight, Nothing About OpenSUSE]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/02/20/slack-reporting-anderson-zdnet/ New Examples of ‘Slackreporting’]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/02/20/novell-promotes-asp-net/ Novell Promotes ASP.NET, Demotes OpenSUSE]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/02/16/android-mono-problem/ Androids ‘Bricked’ by Microsoft Mono]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/02/06/miguel-goes-to-microsoft/ Miguel Goes to Microsoft]
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/02/06/novell-mono-vs-gnu-linux/ How Novell Helps Microsoft Attack GNU/Linux (Except for SUSE)]
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/02/06/novell-mono-vs-gnu-linux/ How Novell Helps Microsoft Attack GNU/Linux (Except for SUSE)]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/02/06/miguel-goes-to-microsoft/ Miguel Goes to Microsoft]
 
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/02/16/android-mono-problem/ Androids ‘Bricked’ by Microsoft Mono]
 
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/02/20/novell-promotes-asp-net/ Novell Promotes ASP.NET, Demotes OpenSUSE]
 
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/02/20/slack-reporting-anderson-zdnet/ New Examples of ‘Slackreporting’]
 
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/02/21/mono-moonlight-novl-strategy/ Novell’s Jaffe on Novell’s Linux Strategy: .NET, Mono, Moonlight, Nothing About OpenSUSE]
 
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/02/22/mono-simply-ratifies-dotnet/ Quote of the Day: “Mono Simply Ratifies .Net”]
 
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/02/24/microsoft-distributions-mono/ Novell Enables Microsoft Distributions]
 
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/02/25/novellsoft-up-suse-down/ Novell Tumbles, But Not the ‘Novellsoft’ Part of the Company]
 
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/02/27/novell-beyond-linux-trap/ Novell Spreads More .NET in Mac OS X, Windows, Leads to Patent Trouble]
 
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/02/28/microsoft-almost-pollutes-odf/ Novell Pollutes GNU/Linux, Microsoft Almost Pollutes ODF]
 
-
== March 2009 ==
+
== January 2009 ==
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/01/30/richard-stallman-on-mono/ Quote of the Day: Richard Stallman on Mono]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/01/22/mono-excludes-gnu-linux/ When Mono Helps Microsoft Windows and Excludes GNU/Linux]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/01/21/novell-leverages-microsoft-net/ How Novell Leverages Microsoft .NET to Market Itself]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/01/20/miguel-novell-gnomono/ What Miguel & Novell Do to GNOME]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/01/18/dot-net-mono-in-devices/ Why Microsoft Wants to Put .NET/Mono in Devices]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/01/11/microsoft-about-dot-net-clones/ How Microsoft Really Feels About .NET in Linux/UNIX]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/01/11/eric-rudder-on-dot-net/ Microsoft SVP on GNU/Linux and .NET]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/01/11/microsoft-patents-and-mono-vs-linux/ Microsoft: Use .NET to Fight GNU/Linux, Use Patents Against Clones (Mono)]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/01/06/mono-android-intrusion/ Quick Mention: Mono Goes Fighting Java on Android]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/01/04/mono-imitates-ms-failure/ Novell’s Mono: Imitating a Failing Technology]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/03/02/novell-lays-off-radeonhd-luc/ Novell Committed to Microsoft Technologies, But Not so Much to Free Desktop (RadeonHD)]
+
== December 2008 ==
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/03/03/intellectual-novell-property/ Intellectual Novell Property in GNU/Linux]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/12/31/kde-and-kde-dotnet/ Quick Mention: KDE and .NET]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/03/11/abolish-mono-and-moonlight/ Novell Becomes Closer to Microsoft — Abolish Mono and Moonlight]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/12/29/cifs-and-dot-net-lesson/ What Samba Can Teach Us About Mono]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/03/11/moonlight-stedfast-rave/ At Novell, Polluting GNU/Linux with Microsoft Technologies is “Taking Over the World”]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/12/23/second-class-novellsoft-ide/ Mono a Second-Class Citizen Even on GNU/Linux]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/03/11/bruce-perens-on-novell-ms/ Bruce Perens Calls Novell a “Highly Paid (Microsoft) Mouthpiece”] ("Backlash against Novell; Ubuntu is rumoured to be considering abolishment of Mono")
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/12/22/evolution-mono-dependency-opensuse/ Mono Fans Owe an Apology: The Evolution of Mono Continues]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/03/12/kodak-mono-novell-moonlight/ Kodak Groks Mono After Large Investment from Bill Gates, Novell Props up Silverlight]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/12/21/threat-of-mono-basis/ The Threat of Mono as Basis of Applications (or: “Why GIMP is Different”)]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/03/18/qyoto-problem-qt-kde-mono/ Novell Happy About KDE Bindings for Mono and .NET]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/12/20/mono-only-for-novell/ Mono is Only for Novell, Says Microsoft Ally]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/03/18/novell-microsoft-market-jointly/ Novell and Microsoft Market Almost the Same Products Together]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/12/20/free-software-ms-surrogate/ Microsoft Tries to ‘Surrogate’ Free Software with Windows-only, Patent-encumbered, Microsoft-controlled ‘Open Source’]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/03/21/microsoft-novell-tag-team/ Microsoft Novell Tag-Team] ("With Novell’s hand in the code, Novell products like Mono continue treading towards KDE.")
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/12/19/opensuse-ms-linux-signs/ OpenSUSE: Still Trying to Be Microsoft Windows] ("The Mono effort has also led to a Novell effort called Moonlight which is an attempt to enable Microsoft’s Silverlight media framework on Linux.")
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/03/24/sled-11-is-about-mono-tech/ SLED 11 is About Microsoft .NET]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/12/17/peace-of-mind-10/ Got Mono? Buy Some Peace of Mind™ (SLED)]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/03/24/the-mono-trap/ The Mono Trap]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/12/16/opensuse-faq-analysis/ Why the OpenSUSE FAQ Misses the Point]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/03/30/tomtom-caves-mono-problems/ TomTom Caves; Will Microsoft Start Charging for Mono Next?]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/12/15/novell-throat-to-choke/ Microsoft Wants One Throat to Choke] ("Microsoft’s plan is to group everything inside Novell and under Mono (.NET), then treating GNU/Linux users as though they are jailed in a pen (technical and legal vulnerability).")
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/03/31/monodevelop-poison-factory/ Novell Releases Poisonware Factory 2.0 (MonoDevelop)]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/12/13/novell-foss-bridges/ Novell Builds Bridges… for Microsoft to ‘Steal’ Open Source]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/12/11/mono-quote/ Mono Quote to Bear in Mind] (“I saw that internally inside Microsoft many times when I was told to stay away from supporting Mono in public. They reserve the right to sue”)
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/12/03/beware-the-mono/ Beware the Mono]
-
== April 2009 ==
+
== November 2008 ==
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/11/30/mono-critique-history/ Mono Critique Goes a Long Way Back]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/11/30/mono-tries-to-enter-kde/ Mono Tries to Enter KDE]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/11/28/microsoft-winforms-ubuntu/ While the World is Asleep, Mono with Microsoft-patented WinForms Slips into Ubuntu 9.04]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/11/25/jose-on-mono/ Jose Explains Why Not Mono]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/11/22/silverlight-exclusion/ Microsoft, With Novell’s Help, Locks GNU/Linux Users Out of Innovation]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/11/22/protection-for-use-of-mono/ Microsoft Willing to Sell Us ‘Protection’ for Use of Mono]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/11/20/windows-software-development-minefield/ Reader’s Post: The Windows Software Development Minefield, and Mono]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/11/18/resolving-the-mono-problem/ Calling Ubuntu, Fedora and OpenMoko to Resolve Mono Problem, Not Ignore It]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/11/17/removing-mono-from-ubuntu/ Quick Mention: Removing Microsoft/Novell from Ubuntu 8.10]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/11/15/monument-of-mono/ Monoment (sic) of Novell’s Demise]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/11/07/request-for-mono-ip/ Request for Mono Licence from Microsoft: Ascending to Nicos Tsilas]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/04/01/ms-novell-grow-closer/ Microsoft and Novell Still Grow Closer]
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== October 2008 ==
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/04/01/monodevelop-liked-by-microsoft/ (Mo)NoDevelop is Liked by Microsoft and Novell, Not by the GNU/Linux Crowd]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/10/30/combat-free-software-bait/ Reader’s Proposal for Combating Free Software-hostile Patents]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/04/03/microsoft-pl-vs-the-gnu-gpl/ Microsoft Uses Pseudo “Open Source” to Fight Against GNU/Linux and the GPL] ("Here is a recent video where de Icaza expresses his feelings about Microsoft.")
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/10/30/mono-fscks-php5-apache2/ Quick Mention: When Mono Messes Up Your Server…]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/04/07/novell-likewise-and-ignorance/ Microsoft Uses Novell, Likewise, and Ignorance to Market Its Products]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/10/30/novell-pdc-de-icaza/ Microsoft’s Professional Developers Conference and Novell]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/04/07/tomboy-on-c-plus-plus/ Did Tomboy Learn from TomTom? Project Forked, Moves Away from Microsoft ‘Standards’]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/10/29/opensuse-dot-net/ SUSE Linux to be Powered by More Microsoft .NET?]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/04/08/decline-of-mono-and-moonlight/ The Role of Mono and Moonlight Revisited]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/10/25/novell-microsoft-mixed-ip-foss/ Microsoft Makes New Friends in Open Source World — for Windows, .NET, Silverlight]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/04/09/gnote-takes-off/ Project of the Day: GNote] ("The trailblazing route away from Mono seems clearer thanks to GNote")
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/10/24/mixed-mono-and-ip-piracy/ On Mixed Source, Mono, and Other Forms of ‘Piracy’]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/04/16/impressed-by-miguel-de-icaza/ Novell is “Impressed” by Miguel de Icaza… Well, So is Microsoft]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/10/18/reply-to-request-for-mono/ Microsoft Does Not Reply to Request for Mono Patent Protection]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/04/16/jo-really-ought-to-listen-to-microsoft/ “Desperately Seeking Patent Tax” (Microsoft, Novell, and Mono)]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/10/18/pressures-for-wamp/ Microsoft Pressures for WAMP While Novell Helps ‘Infect’ AMP] ("“[It's] all written in .NET, just for patent ambush purposes and infection,” says one knowledgeable reader. Only Novell customers are said to be 'protected' and, according to this reader, “all the “free tools” that Microsoft releases are strangely written in .NET for infection purposes.”")
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/04/18/novell-partners-promote-silverlight/ Novell Partners Promote Silverlight, Zeitgeist at Risk of Mono(polists)]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/10/17/nomo-gnu-linux-silver-lie/ The Nomo GNU/Linux Distribution and Another Silver Lie]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/04/21/tomboy-is-afraid-of-gnote/ Tomboy is Afraid of Gnote, Its Mono-free Sibling]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/10/16/mono-coming-from-which-devs/ Mono Watch: Where Is It All Coming From?]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/04/23/gnote-releases-version-020/ Announcement: Mono-Free Tomboy Replacement (Gnote) Releases Version 0.2.0]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/10/14/convergence-of-windows-and-gnu/ Novell Incorporated: Convergence of Windows and GNU/Linux Since 2006]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/04/24/microsoft-religion-passes-to-linux/ From “Microsoft Religion” to “Mono Religion”]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/10/13/marcel-gagne-on-mono-ooxml/ Marcel Gagné on Mono, OOXML, and More]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/04/26/suse-linux-enterprise-mono-extension/ Novell Quietly Releases SUSE Linux Enterprise Mono Extension as a Product]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/10/11/mono-2-beyond-the-hype/ Novell’s Linux Poison® (Mono) Reaches 2.0, Contains Extra Cyanide (WinForms)]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/04/28/parody-bn-announces-community-novell-review-patents-cited-in-future-mono-targeted-litigations-to-be-placed-on-bn-defenders-wiki/ Parody: BN Announces Community Novell Review: Patents Cited in Future Mono-Targeted Litigations to be Placed on BN Defenders Wiki]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/10/09/shopping-for-mono-protection/ BoycottNovell Goes Shopping for Mono Patent ‘Protection’]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/04/29/banshee-warning-ubuntu/ Microsoft-funded Media Player to Become Ubuntu’s Default?]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/10/07/microsoft-influence-in-novell/ Microsoft Influence in Novell’s Management Increases, More .NET Focus]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/04/30/gnote-030-is-released/ Gnote Supports 6 More Languages, Does Not Support C#] ("For those who are looking to detoxify their GNU/Linux distribution which contains GNOME, Gnote 0.3.0 is finally out.")
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== May 2009 ==
+
== September 2008 ==
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/09/23/kde-and-mono-vb/ Experiments in KDE and Mono]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/09/20/mono-java-dotnet-analysis/ Guest Post: Why Not Mono – Part II]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/09/19/why-not-mono-car-analogy/ Guest Post: Why Not Mono – Part I]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/09/16/acquiring-novell-direction/ Microsoft Acquires Novell(’s Direction)]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/09/13/microsoft-admitted-mono-trap/ Microsoft Admitted Mono is a Patent Trap Back in 2006 (Updated)]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/09/13/ecma-and-mono/ ECMA and Mono: It’s Complicated]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/09/09/microsoft-novell-and-miguel/ Reader’s Take on Microsoft, Novell, and Miguel de Icaza]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/09/08/development-is-cloning/ At Novell, Software Development is Microsoft Cloning (MicroFOSS)]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/05/01/gnote-debian-and-ubuntu/ Gnote Finds Its Way Into Debian and Ubuntu?]
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== August 2008 ==
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/05/01/gnote-vs-tomboy-test/ Gnote is a Lot Faster and a Lot Lighter Than Tomboy]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/08/29/substitution-of-ownership/ Interlude: What Mono Could be All About]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/05/03/mono-free-gnome-based/ The Path to Mono-free GNOME-based Distributions is Foreseeable]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/08/29/mono-applications-windows-vista/ Novell, the Microsoft Windows Company]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/05/03/gnote-fedora-10-and-11/ Gnote Enters Fedora]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/08/28/he-who-imitates-microsoft/ He Who Imitates Microsoft Will Suffer from Its Flaw]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/05/04/mono_no_create_with_ms/ Subject: (PATCH) Add CONFIG_MONO_NO_CREATE WITH_MS_PATENTS option]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/08/28/miguel-de-icaza-vs-gpl/ Quick Mention: Miguel de Icaza Loves .NET, Dislikes GNU GPL]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/05/04/miguel-de-icaza-recommends-the-linux-hater-blog/ Novell Vice President Loves Linux Hater, Who Attacks KDE]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/08/27/ports-to-windows-mac-os-x/ Novell’s Hack Week: Mono, Ports to Windows, Mac OS X]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/05/04/fedora-no-mono-tomboy/ Red Hat: We Should Probably Look at Switching out Tomboy with Gnote in the Fedora 12 Panel Configuration]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/08/22/promoting-mono/ Who is Promoting Mono Anyway?]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/05/06/gnote-released-mono-relief/ New Version of Gnote Released, Already Earns New Users Who Boast Mono Relief]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/08/21/mono-guard-alternatealias/ Mono ‘Guard’ Found in Ubuntu Forums]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/05/07/gnote-comes-to-gnu-as-default/ MonoDevelop Moves to Windows, Gnote Comes to GNU/Linux (as Default)]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/08/20/ecma-mono-fallacy/ Mono: ECMA Does Not Make It Safe]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/05/08/ubuntu-mono-motu/ Ubuntu Makes Novell’s Mono a “Master Of The Universe” (MOTU)]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/08/20/superb-microsoft-lock-ins/ Miguel de Icaza on ‘Superb’ Microsoft Lock-ins]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/05/09/microsoft-covers-mono-in-press/ Who Covers Mono Again? Microsoft.]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/08/15/no-mono-in-fedora-10/ No Mono in Fedora 10 (“Cambridge”) Live CD]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/05/10/microsoft-mvp-hardcore-linux/ GNU/Linux Bashers and Microsoft MVPs Masquerade as “Linux Users”] ("A lot of Mono and Moonlight coverage is still coming from the Microsoft-faithful crowd")
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/08/14/mono-sneaks-into-kde/ While Everyone is Sleeping, Mono Sneaks Into KDE]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/05/12/canonical-hires-novell-moya/ Canonical Hires Noveller, Job Probably Won’t Include Mono]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/08/12/novell-promotes-silverlight/ Novell May Promote Silverlight Because It Spreads Mono]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/05/17/gnote-made-it-to-debian-sid/ Gnote Enters Debian, UbuntuOne Has No Mono]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/08/12/mono-spreads-fails/ Mono Spreads, Fails]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/05/18/gnote-enters-ubuntu-karmic/ Gnote Enters Ubuntu GNU/Linux (Karmic)] ("Gnote, a Mono-free replacement for Tomboy, has already entered Fedora and Debian. Now it is also in Ubuntu.")
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/08/10/novell-poisons-openoffice/ Groklaw: Microsoft and Novell Poison OpenOffice.org; Watch Out, KDE]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/05/20/mono-everywhere-dream/ Mono Wants to be Everywhere]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/08/08/avoid-mono-due-to-security/ Another Reason to Avoid Mono: Security]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/05/24/seadmin-mono-problem/ Saving SELinux from Mono Before It’s Too Late?]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/08/07/mono-in-clouds/ Novell’s Mono in Microsoft’s Clouds]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/05/25/licence-microsoft-moonlight-mono/ Licence to Use Microsoft Moonlight and Mono Not Possible?]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/08/05/microsoft-plans-for-winfoss/ Of Microsoft’s Plans for GNU/Linux and Tinfoil Hats]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/05/27/monobuntu-coined/ Ubuntu’s Mono Booster Calls it “Monobuntu”]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/08/04/novell-harnesses-microsoft/ Even Microsoft Uses Free Software, So Why Does Novell Harness Microsoft?]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/05/27/gnote-submitters-up-sharply/ Gnote Explodes in Popularity]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/08/04/giving-gnu-to-dot-net/ Novuel’s de Icaza: The Man Who Gives GNU/Linux to Microsoft]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/05/27/gnotes-objection-to-mono/ Gnote’s Objection to Mono and Microsoft’s ‘Embrace’ of Java]
+
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/05/27/reddit-novell-employees/ Reddit Accommodated by Mono Boosters, Including Novell Employees]
+
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/05/29/remove-mono-from-gnome/ Gnote Can Save GNOME from Mono]
+
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/05/30/suse-and-mono-failures/ More on Novell’s Finances: SUSE and Mono Failures]
+
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== June 2009 ==
+
== July 2008 ==
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/07/23/mono-controversial/ Mono is Too Controversial for Debian]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/07/08/codeplex-ms-gpl-snub/ Embracing and Extending SVN — the Microsoft Way]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/01/banning-opposition-to-mono/ Does Ubuntu Forums Threaten to Ban Opposition to Mono?]
+
== June 2008 ==
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/02/mono-an-infectious-disease/ Mono: An Infectious Disease — An Article by Chris Smart]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/06/19/mono-in-fedora-mystery/ Why Is Mono in Fedora? Nobody Knows… It’s Possibly a Secret]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/02/fedora-removes-mono-dependant/ Red Hat Replaces Tomboy with Gnote, Removes Mono Dependency]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/06/16/mono-and-openoffice-org/ Novell Brings Mono and OpenOffice.org Even Closer]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/02/easy-ltsp-chooses-python-instead/ Easy-LTSP Dumps Mono/C#, Rewritten in Python Instead]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/06/10/microsoft-codecs-rebuttal/ Reader’s Thoughts on Mark Shuttleworth’s Response (Regarding Microsoft Codecs)]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/03/developers-rejecting-mono/ GNOME Zeitgeist Decides Not to Go with Mono]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/06/02/mono-deals-trojan/ Software Patent Deals, Mono, and Other Legal Timebombs]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/03/ubuntu-users-keep-banshee-out/ Ubuntu Users Plead to Keep Novell’s Banshee Out (and Other Miscellaneous Mono News)]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/06/01/novell-vs-free-linuxes/ Novell’s Bold Mission to Clean Up ‘Unlicensed’ GNU/Linux] ("In other words — and also to sum this up in a way — Novell received Microsoft’s endorsement and money in exchange for the crown in the datacentre, higher priority to OOXML as a document format, and .NET as the API of choice. Why again do some people still support Novell?")
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/04/mono-not-by-default/ “I Believe Gnote is Also Slated for Inclusion by Default in Debian and Ubuntu”]
+
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/05/mono-monologue/ Fedora Leaves Mono Out, OpenSUSE Has Second Thoughts, and So Should Ubuntu]
+
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/05/monodevelop-windows-monoculture/ How Novell Harms GNU/Linux Programming]
+
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/05/embrace-extend-and-monodevelop/ Microsoft is Using Mono and MonoDevelop to Leverage Windows and .NET]
+
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/06/opposition-to-mono-by-default/ Ubuntu is Censoring Opposition to Mono by Default]
+
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/08/microsoft-mono-embrace-extend-extinguish/ Why Mono (and Moonlight) is Microsoft’s Embrace]
+
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/09/mono-critique-for-ubuntu/ Mono Critique Almost a Taboo in Ubuntu Forums, Ideas, Bugs, and Mailing Lists]
+
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/10/novell-for-ms-visual-studio/ Novell Develops for Windows Development Tools]
+
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/11/mono-in-ubuntu-backfires/ Rally to Put More Mono in Ubuntu Backfires, Users Left Concerned by Mono]
+
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/12/mono-vs-java-video/ Real-time Linux Hacker Bill Huey Called the Mono Plan “Misguided”]
+
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/12/mono-and-moonlight-winforms/ In Fedora, Tomboy and Banshee Depend on Winforms] ("Banshee brings Winforms with it after all (not part of ECMA reference)")
+
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/13/suse-mono-good-for-windows/ SUSE Interoperability and Mono Good for Microsoft: Easier Migration to Windows]
+
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/13/comments-forums-ubuntu-re-mono-deleted/ Criticism of Mono Now “Disappearing”]
+
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/15/mono-unrest/ Signs of Mono Unrest, Legal Issues]
+
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/16/the-harms-of-mono-example/ Case Study: The Harms of Mono]
+
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/16/debian-not-including-mono/ Debian is Not Including Mono by Default, Yet]
+
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/17/gnote-in-ubuntu/ New Push for Gnote in Ubuntu by Default] ("Another step towards abolishment of Mono as by-default component")
+
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/19/mono-poll-and-news/ http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/19/mono-poll-and-news/]
+
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/20/whisper-campaign-gnote/ Whisper Campaigns Against Gnote] ("Response to disinformation about Gnote, a substitute to the Mono-encumbered Tomboy")
+
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/21/gimp-vs-fspot-in-ubuntu/ Please Don’t Replace the GIMP with F-Spot (Mono)]
+
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/22/mono-and-trust/ Reader’s Article: Mono and (Anti)Trust]
+
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/23/suse-mono-dotnet/ Open/SUSE and .NET]
+
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/24/bill-gates-on-c-sharp/ Bill Gates on C# as “Key Element in Preventing Commodization by Linux”]
+
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/25/ms-definition-of-embrace-and-extend/ Microsoft on “Embrace and Extend”, the “Windows API Franchise”]
+
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/26/mono-proponents-deception/ Latest Lies and Denials from Mono Advocates, Microsoft]
+
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/26/stallman-says-no-to-mono/ Why free software shouldn’t depend on Mono or C# — by Richard M. Stallman]
+
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/27/mono-one-way-bridge/ Reader’s Article: Mono as a One-way Bridge (to Windows)]
+
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/28/verdict-on-mono-responses/ Responses to Richard Stallman’s Verdict on Mono]
+
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/29/microsoft-and-novell-for-mono-net/ Microsoft and Novell Still Fight for .NET Inside GNU/Linux]
+
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/29/gnome-mono-as-planned/ GNOME’s Evolution Proceeds as Planned?]
+
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/29/mono-proponents-defence/ Mono Proponents Do Not Address the Real Questions]
+
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/30/mono-opposition-grows/ More People Say “No” to Mono, Including the Software Freedom Law Center (SFLC)]
+
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== July 2009 ==
+
== May 2008 ==
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/05/30/mono-gnome-and-moonlight/ Novell and Mono: The Kiss of Death to Free Software]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/05/27/mono-and-rand-for-gnome/ Reader’s Article: Novell, Mono and RAND]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/05/27/mono-ooxml-subsets/ OOXML and Mono: Not So Different After All]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/05/25/novell-mono-and-drm/ Pondering Novell Mono and DRM]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/05/23/novell-pollutes-foss/ Op-Ed: Novell Pollutes Free Software (and GNU/Linux) in Preparation for Microsoft Attacks]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/05/18/mono-java-benchmark/ Mono Developers: From .NET Boosting to Java Bashing?]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/05/18/cleaning-up-gnu-linux/ Quick Mention: “Make Your Distro Free of Miguel de Icaza’s Junk Code”]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/05/14/mono-winforms/ Mono “..and still nothing on whether WinForms is legally safe to use.”]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/05/06/novell-mono-vs-java-sun-2/ Why Novell Became a Threat to Java and the GNU GPL]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/05/01/charlie-martin-from-ximian-to-rht/ A Former Ximian Employee Finds Greener Pastures (Red Hat)]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/07/01/mono-backed-by-microsoft/ Who Promotes Mono? Microsoft and Novell]
+
== April 2008 ==
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/07/01/mono-poll-on-rms/ Poll: 62% Don’t Trust Microsoft on Mono]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/04/28/novell-mono-vs-java-sun/ Novell+Ximian=SLED.NET, Sun+Java=SuSE GNU/Linux/Solaris]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/07/08/mono-is-not-safe-gotcha/ Microsoft Confirms Mono is Not Safe, Stallman Agrees]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/04/27/novell-gnome-against-java/ Novell and GNOME Help Microsoft and .NET’s Fight Against Sun and Java]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/07/09/community-promise-sham/ Reader’s Article: Microsoft’s Empty “Community Promise” (Mono) is a Sham]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/04/25/gnome-functionality-wo-csharp/ Mono-free GNOME: “Roughly the Same Functionality”]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/07/11/mono-roundup-still-ugly/ Mono Roundup: Still Dangerous, Still Not Acceptable]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/04/23/speculation-gnome-mono/ SpeC#ulation: Tipping Point for GNOME?]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/07/12/moonlight-extend-phase/ Mono Roundup: Microsoft Following, Deception, and the Moonlight ‘Extend’ Phase]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/04/19/novell-deal-patent-duality/ Why Again is the Novell/Microsoft Deal So Darn Ugly?]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/07/13/mono-vs-richard-stallman-tactic/ Is Mono’s Latest Strategy to Vilify Richard Stallman?]
+
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/07/13/i-am-not-afraid/ “I Am Not Afraid of…”]
+
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/07/14/personal-attacks-from-mono/ Another Angle on Personal Attacks from Mono]
+
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/07/15/mono-moonlight-novell-intersection/ Mono Applications Get Integrated with Microsoft Moonlight]
+
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/07/16/novell-puts-mono-center/ Confirmed: Novell Puts Mono (and Moonlight) at Centre of the GNU/Linux Desktop]
+
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/07/17/nessus-mono-analogies/ What Nessus Teaches About Mono]
+
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/07/17/fsf-vs-microsoft-community-promises/ Free Software Foundation Discourages Dependence on Mono, Dismisses Microsoft Community Promise]
+
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/07/17/richard-m-stallman-on-c-sharp/ Video: Stallman Says C# Only for Running Existing Programs (Updated: Ogg)]
+
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/07/18/mono-microsoft-and-novell/ More on Mono, Microsoft, and Novell] ("A batch of small updates on the Mono/Moonlight situation")
+
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/07/18/novell-and-ubuntu-for-mono/ Why Novell and Ubuntu Suppress Opposition of Mono]
+
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/07/19/f-spot-banshee-dep/ New F-Spot/Banshee Ties Pose a Microsoft Patent Threat]
+
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/07/20/mono-free-software-question/ Why Mono Redefines Free Software]
+
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/07/24/suppression-of-speech-mono/ Mono Roundup: Suppression of Speech, Extension, and Deception]
+
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/07/27/c-sharp-is-declining/ If C# is Declining, Do We Need Mono Anymore?]
+
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/07/29/microsoft-with-mono-agenda/ Novell Still Serves Microsoft with Mono]
+
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/07/30/zealots-labels-latest/ Time to Drop the Word “Zealot” from Software Debates?] (on "Pro-mono Zealotry")
+
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/07/31/java-and-gnu-linux/ Why Microsoft Hates Java and How Novell’s Mono Helps Microsoft Fight It]
+
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== August 2009 ==
+
== March 2008 ==
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/03/25/mono-google-summer-of-code/ Quote of the Day: On Google Sponsorship of Microsoft’s .NET]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/03/24/mono-danger-to-linux/ Summary of Mono’s Danger to GNU/Linux and the Free Desktop]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/03/22/the-monodevelop-problem-revisited/ MonoDevelop in the Press, Which Totally Misses the Point]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/03/18/novell-dot-microsoft-again/ Is Novell’s Strategy .NET Software on Top of GNU/Linux?]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/03/16/novell-mono-dot-net-internet/ Novell’s Mono and Microsoft’s Plot to Use Mono/.NET to ‘Punish’ GNU/Linux]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/03/14/gnome-foundation-on-tomboy/ Member of the GNOME Foundation on Tomboy, Mono, GNOME]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/03/12/monodevelop-poison-is-out/ Novell Releases the Code Factory Which Threatens Free Software]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/03/10/microsoft-novell-together/ The Microsoft-Novell Employee Swap, Intersection]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/03/08/letter-from-a-reader-monovell/ A Letter from a Reader, About Miguel de Icaza]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/03/08/disclosure-plea-de-icaza/ Miguel Asked for an Explanation, Full Disclosure About Novell/Microsoft Deal]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/03/07/mono-oftware-patent-trap/ Is Mono Now Officially a Software Patent Trap?]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/03/07/mono-moonlight-eureka/ Quick Mention: Miguel’s Eureka Moment]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/03/06/nokia-tablet-silverlight/ Will Nokia’s Linux-based Internet Tablets Soon Be Infected by Mono, XAML? What About Qt?]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/03/01/novell-dot-net-copyrights/ Novell Loves .NET, Copyrights Code]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/08/04/infiltrate-olpc-under-syncfusion-risk/ Microsoft .NET Tries to Piggyback OLPC, Novell Helps the Same Cause]
+
== February 2008 ==
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/08/07/mono-hypocrisy/ Monopoly and Monocrisy] ("New example of Mono hypocrisy")
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/02/28/novell-microsoft-assimilation/ Novell-Microsoft Assimilation, Phase II]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/08/08/novell-microsoft-webcast/ More Novell, Microsoft, Software Patents, and Mono Insults]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/02/27/evolution-mono-extensions/ Quick Mention: Novell’s Mono Evolves and Approaches Evolution]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/08/11/befriending-the-sworn-enemy/ Befriending the Sworn Enemy]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/02/27/novell-mono-discussion/ Quick Mention: Novell+Mono Discussion]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/08/12/mono-outside-the-sandbox/ Novell Ignores Microsoft’s Community Promise Limitations]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/02/24/mono-in-fedora-8/ Novell’s Mono in Fedora 8]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/08/13/sqlitesharp-mono-damage/ Why Sqlite Sharp Can Harm GNU/Linux]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/02/22/net-in-gnulinux/ The Overlooked Issue of Development with .NET in GNU/Linux]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/08/17/mono-ms-pl-in-distros/ Mono Team Puts Microsoft’s GPL-incompatible Licence and Patents-encumbered Software Inside GNU/Linux]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/02/22/mark-shuttleworth-on-patents/ Mark Shuttleworth’s Stance on Mono Inside Ubuntu]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/08/18/moonlight-is-not-ready/ Novell Fails with Moonlight]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/02/21/silverlight-and-mono-drm-ipr/ Silverlight and Mono = DRM and Software Patents]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/08/19/mono-still-negligible/ Moonlight and Mono Lack Demand]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/02/17/kde-mono-binding-osuse-live-cd/ OpenSUSE Rants, KDE Mono Bindings]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/08/21/trusting-relationships-with-mono/ Trusting Mono While Microsoft Attacks GNU/Linux Left and Right]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/02/15/mono-contamination-in-ubuntu/ How GNU/Linux Gets Contaminated with Software Patents from the Back Door]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/08/25/planet-of-the-mono/ More Monkey and MonkeyLight Business]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/02/11/samsung-mono-questions/ What Does Samsung’s Linux Deal Mean to Android and Mono?]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/08/26/the-mono-demand-riddle/ Both Developers and Users Are Not Interested in Mono]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/02/10/microsoft-and-novell-collaborations/ Closer Than You Think: Microsoft and Novell Collaborations]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/08/26/ntfs-tuxera-sellout/ Another Warning Sign for Mono Proponents: NTFS and FAT]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/02/07/novell-dot-net/ Novell: The .NET Company]
-
== September 2009 ==
+
== January 2008 ==
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/01/31/gnome-mono-depenency-dbus/ Wake Up Already, GNOME, Please Wake Up]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/01/30/mono-gnome-slashdot-comments/ Quote of the Day: Slashdot Users on Novell’s Mono in GNOME]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/01/30/moonlight-mono-c-sharp/ Novell’s Mono Seen as Controversial]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/01/28/mono-and-nocell-rand/ Quote of the Day: On Mono, Novell and Microsoft]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/01/26/monoization-beagle-novell/ On Beagle’s Increasing Mono-ization and Novell’s Role]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/01/23/bob-sutor-on-mono/ Quick Mention: No Mono for IBM’s Standards Vice President]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/01/09/limo-mono-novell/ Quick Mention: Windows ISV Tries to ‘Shove’ .NET into Mobile Linux Consortium]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/01/07/olympics-moonlight-patent/ Microsoft’s Latest: Want Olympics on Linux? Get Mono (and Pay ‘Patent Tax’)]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/09/02/monetising-fud-at-novell/ How Novell is Monetising FUD] ("Now they embrace and extend Linus’ own baby, Git, using C#/GitSharp.")
+
== December 2007 ==
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/09/04/unrest-in-opensuse/ Unrest in OpenSUSE Grows, Mono Faces Opposition Also]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/12/17/mono-analysis-ecma/ The Mono Trap and the Open/Closed Promises]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/09/09/mono-vs-wise/ Is Mono WISE?] (WISE = Windows Interface Source Environment)
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/12/16/novell-passive-microsoft/ The Story of a Novell Marionette] ("It’s not a coincidence, but Ximian may represent a point in time when Novell began looking at another programming universe — one that it barely controls.")
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/09/10/anti-red-hat-whitepapers/ More Anti-Red Hat Whitepapers from Novell, More Mono/.NET Convergence]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/12/11/ooxml-mono-ubuntu/ Mono and OOXML Unwanted in the Free Desktop]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/09/10/miguel-de-icaza-codeplex/ Miguel de Icaza Joins Microsoft]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/12/08/gnome-desktop-favoritism/ Quote of the Day: Richard Stallman on the GNOME Desktop]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/09/17/gnewsense-throws-mono-out/ gNewSense Gets Rid of Mono While Mono Gets Closer to Microsoft]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/12/02/patent-poison-and-gplv3/ Pick Your (Patent) Poison]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/09/21/rms-on-miguel-de-icaza/ Miguel de Icaza “is Basically a Traitor to the Free Software Community,” Says Richard Stallman]
+
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/09/22/alan-cox-on-dotnet-linux/ Alan Cox in 2002: “Microsoft Has Publicly Stated That it Has Patents on Critical Parts of .NET and Will Enforce Them”]
+
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/09/23/novell-promotes-microsoft-zune/ Novell Helps Microsoft Zune and CodePlex Foundation Helps Novell]
+
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/09/26/richard-stallman-smeared-for-truth/ Richard Stallman is Not the Bad Guy]
+
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/09/28/microsoft-bear-hug-oss/ With Friends Like These, Who Needs Microsoft?]
+
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/09/29/patents-to-mono-and-moblin/ Mono and Moblin as the Microsoft-approved “Open Source Solution”]
+
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/09/30/moblin-microsoft-dependent/ Microsoft Might Support Intel’s Moblin to Make GNU/Linux More Microsoft Dependent]
+
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/09/30/counter-article-to-perlow/ Groklaw Groks Mono, Miguel de Icaza, Microsoft, and More]
+
-
== October 2009 ==
+
== November 2007 ==
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/11/30/gnome-novell-strategy/ Jamie from the GNOME Foundation Gets It]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/11/29/attacking-the-messenger/ GNOME Foundation, Please Stop Attacking the Messenger and Please Listen]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/11/29/rms-ooxml-software-patents/ A Reader’s Take on the Dangers of Software Patents and Microsoft’s Role]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/11/29/mono-microsoft-license-patent/ A Quick Look at Mono Licensing and Microsoft Licensing]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/11/27/mono-free-linux/ IBM’s Standards Vice President Asks About Mono-free Linux]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/11/26/the-novell-fud-never-existed/ GNOME and Novell: The FUD Never Existed]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/11/25/mono-cloning-cifs-ooxml/ Necessary Cloning versus Unnecessary Cloning]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/11/24/mono-patents-taboo/ Criticise Mono for Patents, Get Attacked]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/11/24/love-gnome-beware-mono/ Love GNOME, Beware of Mono]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/11/21/web-hijack-attempts-dot-net/ Europe Takes a Look at Microsoft’s .NET (/Mono) Web Hijack Attempts]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/11/13/android-mono/ Attempts to ‘Infect’ Google’s Android with Microsoft IP Tax?]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/11/11/novell-pen-sheep/ The GNU/Linux Pen O’ Sheep] ("By throwing all eggs in the single basket which is Novell (e.g. Mono, ‘interoperability’, and Moonlight), Microsoft is hoping to assemble all Linux users (currently spread across 500+ Linux distributions) in a single ‘box’ and then eliminate them.")
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/11/08/mono-alert/ What Lies Beneath (Another Mono Alert)]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/11/08/joe-shaw-leaves-novell/ Quick Mention: Novell Talent Loss — Joe Shaw Departs]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/11/07/gnome-corrections/ Clarifications About GNOME]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/11/05/gnome-mono-yelp/ GNOME-Mono Dependency Revisited]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/11/05/patent-new-ip-roundup/ Quick Mention: Recent News on Patents and IP]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/10/01/discrediting-groklaw/ Now It’s Groklaw’s Turn] (Groklaw on Mono)
+
== October 2007 ==
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/10/04/msft-injected-using-novell/ Microsoft Interjects Itself into Free Software Using Novell]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/10/31/mono-java-dot-net/ Is Mono a Reimplementation of Java, by Association?]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/10/10/substantiated-warnings-ignored/ Novell VP Brushes Off Microsoft’s Attacks on GNU/Linux, Promotes .NET]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/10/31/the-naked-emperor/ Quote of the Day: The Naked Emperor]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/10/13/mono-copying-the-competition/ Stereotype of Copying the Competition]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/10/29/patent-front-linux/ Breaking Down ‘Patent Fronts’ Against Linux]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/10/14/mono-common-misconceptions/ Mono’s #1 Problem is Not Software Patents]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/10/28/odf-ooxml-mono-gnome-openoffice/ Anti-symbiosis: ODF, OOXML, Mono, GNOME, and OpenOffice.org]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/10/15/jeremy-allison-on-mono/ Jeremy Allison Recommends Passing Mono Software to Basket of Proprietary Software]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/10/17/mono-and-moonlight-roadblock/ The Mono and Moonlight Roadblock]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/10/16/monomaniac-enlightenment-and-failures/ Simon Phipps on “Monomaniacs”, More Reactions to Jeremy Allison’s Mono Prognosis]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/10/06/dot-net-mono-openmoko/ Hey, .NET! Leave That Phone Alone.]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/10/17/evolution-depends-on-mono-revisited/ “Mono Mania” Carries on and Evolution Includes Mono]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/10/06/monovellisation-of-linux/ Does This New Poll Demonstrate Hostility Towards Monovellisation of Linux?]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/10/19/mono-resistance-fsfe/ FSFE Adds Weight to Call for Mono Resistance]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/10/04/mono-timebomb/ Mono: the Warning is Here, the Timebomb is Near]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/10/20/mono-as-open-core/ Mono, Open Core, and Other Bizarre Forms of Open Source]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/10/03/mono-death-trap/ Microsoft Unleashes the Death Trap to Mono (Updated)]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/10/21/gnewsense-no-mono/ Mono Programs Removed from gNewSense]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/10/02/windowsization-linux/ Novell’s Windowsization of GNU/Linux]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/10/22/disinformation-about-banshee/ Banshee is Novell, Mono, and ‘Forbidden’ Microsoft Software Patents]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/10/01/novell-mono-patent/ Novell Selfishly Uses Mono as ‘Protection’-based Advantage]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/10/24/novell-mono-promotional-mysql/ Novell Uses IDG to Promote Mono]
+
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/10/30/dgpf-libre-mono-ubuntu/ Massive New Migration to Free Software in French Authorities; Gendarmerie Should Delete Mono]
+
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/10/30/the-spreading-of-mono/ Mono and Fraud]
+
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/10/31/mono-cautionary-tales/ The Price of Mono]
+
-
== November 2009 ==
+
== September 2007 ==
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/09/23/novells-identity-crisis-makes-linux-an-expensive-second-class-windows/ Novell’s Identity Crisis Makes Linux an Expensive Second-class Windows]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/09/12/novell-exclusive-deal-control/ Novell’s Linux Deal: Exclusive, Controlled by Microsoft, Awakens Patent Monster]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/09/10/moonlight-only-novell/ Novell Attempts to Defend Moonlight, But Sinks Deeper in the Mud]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/09/10/kernel-bsd-linux/ The Kernel You Crave, But the Licence Won’t Let You Have]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/09/08/novell-moonlight-carrier/ Matt Asay Agrees — Novell is a Slave to Microsoft, Carrier of the Moonlight ‘Infection’]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/09/05/novell-oxymoron/ Novell’s Trust in Oxymorons]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/09/03/mono-patent-de-icaza/ Miguel de Icaza Talks About Novell, Mono, and Patents]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/09/02/novell-mono-strategy/ Studying Novell’s Plans and Direction with Mono]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/11/06/gnote-ubuntu-10-04-advantages/ Gnote Would Fit Nicely in Ubuntu 10.04 (Default Install)]
+
== August 2007 ==
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/11/07/mono-and-gnome/ Mono and GNOME 3.0]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/08/13/patent-risk-novell/ Enough is Enough. Novell is Becoming a Risk to Free/Libre Software.]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/11/10/novell-and-microsoft-interests/ Novell and Microsoft Expand Relationship to Boost Windows, .NET, Visual Studio, Linux Patent Tax]
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/08/12/microsoft-linux/ Is Novell Building Microsoft Linux©? (Signs That Your Mono Ain’t So Safe)]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/11/11/microsoft-mono-fans/ Novell’s Work Popular… in Microsoft Blogs]
+
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/11/11/novell-mono-latest-stunt/ At What Stage Can Novell be Called “Microsoft Subsidiary”?] ("Novell’s latest moves clearly show a technical convergence with Microsoft, so why treat these companies separately?")
+
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/11/12/gnome-staff-novell/ Can GNOME 3.0 Avoid Mono Despite GNOME Foundation Director Being Novell Employee?]
+
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/11/14/mono-attributed-to-microsoft/ Is the Mono Project Run Partly by Microsoft Now?]
+
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/11/16/opensuse-non-ms-ecma-parts/ OpenSUSE 11.2 is Open to Microsoft Lawsuits Because of Mono]
+
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/11/16/mono-more-vulnerable/ Microsoft Exposes .NET Patent Trap to More Potential Copyright Issues]
+
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/11/17/iphone-monotouch-moonlight-mono-purpose/ Moonlight and Mono Not GNU/Linux Projects Anymore]
+
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/11/20/gimp-removed-from-ubuntu/ Hypothesis: Mono Proponents Will Replace GIMP with Paint.NET]
+
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/11/20/mono-wont-listen/ Mono: Deaf to the Facts]
+
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/11/21/telepathy-and-novell-banshee/ Telepathy a Plugin Away from Mono (Non-ECMA Parts)]
+
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/11/23/gthumb-and-gnote-ubuntu/ With gThumb and Gnote in Ubuntu 10.04, Default Install Would be Leaner, Mono Free]
+
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/11/25/novl-salivating-over-silverlight/ Salivating Over Silverlight] ("If Novell’s vice president is “droolingly” Microsoft’s, then how can Mono and Novell be trusted anymore?")
+
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/11/27/mono-fee-and-ubuntu/ The Case for a Mono-Free Ubuntu and Novell’s Case for a Mono Fee Ubuntu]
+
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/11/27/canonical-at-crossroads/ F-Spot (Mono) Can Still be Removed from Next Ubuntu]
+
-
== December 2009 ==
+
== July 2007 ==
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/07/23/gnome-mono-dep/ Patent Alert: Is GNOME Growing a .NET Dependency?]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/07/12/bbc-and-novell/ Novell Supports .NET and MS OOXML, the BBC Supports .NET and MS DRM]
 +
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/07/01/novell-sets-focus-on-net/ Novell Sets Focus on .NET]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/12/03/novl-sax2-down-mono-up/ Less OpenSUSE, More Microsoft Software at Novell]
+
== May 2007 ==
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/12/04/mooning-the-monkey-censorshipmooning-the-monkey-censorship/ Mono Bullies] ("Mono and Moonlight are projects that one cannot ever criticise safely")
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/05/18/novell-vs-standards/ Interoperability Based on Tax (Novell) versus Open APIs (Free Software)?]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/12/06/gnote-is-alive-and-ubuntu-lynx/ Gnote is Alive, New Release Available] ("If Ubuntu is looking to save disk space, which it does, then it should remove Mono (and Tomboy), not the GIMP.")
+
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/05/02/mono-novell-silverlight/ Microsoft’s Silverlight for GNU/Linux? Only If You Accept Mono. (Updated)]
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/12/09/wrong-direction-with-mono/ Avoid Mono to Put Back the *NIX in GNU/Linux]
+
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/12/18/moonlight-latest-pr/ Microsoft Gave Moonlight “Blessings” in 2007]
+
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/12/19/novell-only-moonlight-access/ Moonlight and Hyper-V Still Novell-Only and SUSE-Only in Some Ways]
+
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/12/20/against-novell-propaganda/ Accurate Coverage of Novell] ("Moonlight 2 released; no Microsoft codecs unless you get it from Novell")
+
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/12/20/recommendation-of-shotwell/ Taking Mono Off the Menu]
+
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/12/21/neon-news-microsoft-mono/ Neon Challenges IBM’s GNU/Linux Mainframes, EU Challenges IE Bundling, and Microsoft Helps Push Mono and Moonlight Into GNU/Linux]
+
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/12/22/latest-moonlight-mono-pr/ “The Moonlight/Mono World Does Not Work That Way Though.”]
+
-
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/12/23/inaccurate-reporting-moonlight/ The Lies About Moonlight Carry on, MSBBC to Block Free Software Users Again]
+
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/12/23/analysis-moonlight-covenant/ Microsoft’s Moonlight “Promise” Full of Holes]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/12/24/monodevelop-removes-gpl-code/ Miguel de Icaza: “We Have Removed All of the GPL Code” (MonoDevelop)]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/12/26/impact-of-novell-trojans/ Reactions to Microsoft’s Novell Software Inside GNU/Linux]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/12/27/shafting-mono-and-moonlight/ gNewSense Abandons Ubuntu, Microsoft’s Mono Agenda Revisited]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/12/29/testimony-from-richard-williams/ DRI CEO: “The Biggest Risk Was That Microsoft Would Come Hell-Bent to Destroy Us… Not Necessarily by Competing”] (and discussion about lessons for Mono/Novell)
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== January 2010 ==
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== April 2007 ==
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/04/29/patent-novell-maze/ Novell Enters the Infamous Software Patents Maze]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/04/28/novell-mono-red-hat/ Novell Fights Red Hat, Fights for Mono While Microsoft Fights Free Software]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/04/23/mono-strategy/ Novell Puts Its Cards on a .NET Linux]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/04/20/dot-nyet-books/ Novell Brings .NET to Teenagers]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/04/06/mono-speculations/ Concerns About Mono Raise Suspicion About a Hidden Plan]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/04/04/mono-patents/ Mono and Patents, Putting a Price Tag on Linux]
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*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/01/01/clones-of-microsoft-ylmf-os/ Microsoft on GNU/Linux Clones of Microsoft: “We’d Have to Look to the Protection Offered Under Intellectual Property (sic) Law”]
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== March 2007 ==
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*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/01/01/mono-apple-and-monodevelop/ Novell’s Christmas Presents for Microsoft]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/03/26/novell-ups-mono/ Novell to Boost .NET (Miguel de Icaza Talks About the Partnership)]
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*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/01/03/wordperfect-and-mono-lessons/ Novell Repeats Mistakes of WordPerfect, This Time with Mono]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/03/24/novell-mono-clean/ Does Novell Spread Its Mono Along with FUD?]
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*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/01/10/stephane-delcroix-silverlight/ Locked Out of Mono Blogs, by Silverlight]
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*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/01/11/mono-for-breakfast/ Miguel de Icaza Groomed by Microsoft with MVP Award]
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*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/01/12/microsoft-vs-mysql/ Microsoft Betrays Another ‘Partner’, This Time MySQL] (mention of Sqlite#)
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*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/01/13/mixed-source-fail/ “Mixed Source” and “Half Pregnant”] (Mono as Open Core)
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*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/01/14/when-mono-gets-treated-similarly-to-skype-proprietary/ When Mono Gets Treated Similarly to Skype (Proprietary)]
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*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/01/18/miguel-de-icaza-for-microsoft/ With Mono Clearly on Microsoft’s Side, Another Call for Ubuntu to Move Mono to ‘Restricted’]
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*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/01/19/risks-of-losing-track-of-goals/ Bug #1 is Not “Market Share”]
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*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/01/20/responses-de-icaza-mvp/ New Opinions on Mono, Miguel de Icaza, and the “Windows Stratagem”]
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*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/01/21/lug-iitd-responds-to-swpats/ Indian Activists Fight Back Against Microsoft Patents as Jeremy Allison Repeats Warning, Cites Mono as Patent Trap]
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*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/01/24/canonical-and-mono-proprietary/ Humanity to Others’ Agenda] (Analysis of some of Canonical’s recent moves, which give rise to Novell’s Mono and proprietary software)
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*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/01/25/zenoss-and-lina-example/ Novell Spreads Microsoft Inside GNU/Linux Whereas LINA Spreads GNU/Linux Inside Windows]
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*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/01/28/analysis-of-canonical-yahoo/ What the Yahoo! Deal Means for Ubuntu GNU/Linux (and Mono)]
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*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/01/29/monodevelop-apple/ Novell Promotes Apple, .NET]
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*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/01/30/circles-of-mono-interest/ On Novell, Ubuntu, Microsoft and Mono]
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*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/01/31/obsession-microsoft-ipad/ Novell and Freedom Are Incompatible] ("Novell’s obsession with Microsoft (and even Apple) is highlighted using the latest evidence")
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== February 2010 ==
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== January 2007 ==
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/01/31/novell-employee-backs-microsoft-in-ooxml-clash-with-europe/ Novell Employee Backs Microsoft in OOXML Clash with Europe]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2007/01/08/novell-patent-global/ Novell’s Global Effect on Perception of Software Patents]
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*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/02/03/google-and-mono-pollution/ Microsoft’s Lawsuit Against Google and What It Teaches Us About Mono]
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== December 2006 ==
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*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/02/04/promoting-mono-and-microsoft/ Sleeping with Mono - Assorted items about Mono and Moonlight]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2006/12/23/novell-microsoft-mono/ Weekend Reading – Novell, Microsoft, and Mono]
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*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/02/07/moonlight-boosted-by-microsoft-fans/ The Microsoft Apologists and Boosters Really, Really Like Novell!] ("A complete list of news articles about Moonlight 3.0 preview shows that its biggest fans are Microsoft fans")
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2006/12/10/monos-demise-good-news-for-free-software/ Mono’s Demise Good News for Free Software]
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*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/02/09/pinta-comes-from-novell/ More Mono and Patent Poison from Novell] (another Mono program from Novell)
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*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/02/11/shuttleworth-quote-on-api/ Mark Shuttleworth: “If Windows API Becomes the Default on Linux Then What is the Point of Linux?”]
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*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/02/11/pinta-and-gimp/ Novell/Microsoft and the Funding of Pinta’s (Mono) Developer]
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*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/02/14/novell-negative-endeavors/ Novell More of a Reflection of Microsoft as Weeks Go By]
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*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/02/15/microsoft-entryism-vectors/ The Latest from Microsoft’s Ambassador to Linux (MVP Miguel de Icaza) and Other FSF-Hostile Folks]
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*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/02/16/purpose-mono-reliance/ What Apple Teaches Us About Mono and Moonlight]
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*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/02/18/microsoft-mvps-cuddle-ms-api/ The “Microsoft Everywhere” Vision of Novell]
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*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/02/22/mono-pollution-revisited/ Novell’s Mac-only Mono and Some Notes About Ubuntu]
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*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/02/23/meego-mono/ Novell is Already Poisoning MeeGo With Microsoft Trojan Horses]
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*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/02/27/mono-rejection-by-the-community/ Despite Failure (Rejection by Users and Developers), Novell Carries on Spreading Mono and Moonlight]
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== March 2010 ==
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== November 2006 ==
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2006/11/21/red-hat-mono/ Red Hat to Stay Mono-free]
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*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/03/01/ubuntu-mono-games-and-gbrainy/ Ubuntu 10.04 Increases Mono Dependency]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2006/11/19/mono-officially-a-minefield-is-ooo-too/ Mono Officially a Minefield, is OOO Too?]
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*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/03/07/changes-novell-staff/ Despite (or Because of) Microsoft's Patent Extortion, Novell Continues to Focus on Mono]
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*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/03/08/complaints-about-moonlight/ Moonlight Disappoints]
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*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/03/09/ubuntu-one-banshee-and-mono/ Ubuntu One Adds Mono Bindings]
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*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/03/16/incorporation-of-mono-gnome/ Mono and Novell Influence Increases in the GNOME Foundation]
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*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/03/17/android-mono-silverlight-danger/ Novell Wants to Bring Microsoft, Moonlight, and Mono to Linux Phones (Android)]
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*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/03/20/realisation-of-the-obvious-re-mono/ Microsoft MVP de Icaza: Microsoft “Shot the .NET Ecosystem in the Foot” Because of Patent Threats]
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*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/03/20/microsoft-mix-2010-get-together/ Señor de Icaza Meets Other Microsoft MVPs]
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*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/03/23/microsoft-companion-mono/ Mono, the Monopolist’s Sidekick] (Microsoft’s companions help the company either influence other companies or take over their agenda, Mono being the tool by which .NET gets injected into rivals)
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*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/03/24/mono-criticism-vanishes/ SD Times Removes Miguel de Icaza’s Admission That Mono Has Patent Problems and de Icaza Mocks Jeremy Allison]
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*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/03/29/distrusting-mono/ If You Distrust Mono, Then You Are Called a “Microsoft Hater”, “Paranoid”, and “Conspiracy Theorist”]
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*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/03/31/response-to-mono-criticism/ The ‘Conspiracy’ of Mono]
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== April 2010 ==
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*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/04/06/aac-encoder-and-i4i/ Ubuntu Removes Codec Patent Trap, But What About Mono?]
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*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/04/06/mono-visual-studio-for-windows/ Mono Team Develops More Windows Software and Mocks Critics]
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*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/04/07/more-novell-staff-in-gnome/ Novell Dominates Almost a Third of GNOME Foundation Board, Including the Director]
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*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/04/09/mono-and-monotouch-out/ SchoolOS to Remove Mono, Apple ‘Blocks’ MonoTouch]
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*[http://boycottnovell.com/2010/04/12/from-c-sharp-to-java/ Red Hat Converts C# Code to Java While Apple Outright Rejects C#]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/04/14/apple-vs-foreign-api/ Apple Treats Mono Like It Treats Flash; GNU/Linux Should Too]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/04/15/positive-review-of-the-gimp/ The GIMP is Fine, But Novell Staff Wants It Replaced by .NET]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/04/17/risk-of-programming-with-mono/ The Future of Mono and MonoTouch is Uncertain]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/04/17/f-spot-competitor-and-banshee/ Ubuntu Removes gThumb and Adds More Mono]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/04/20/matt-zimmerman-on-mono/ Canonical is Already Aware of the Problem With Mono]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/04/22/censorship-and-monotouch-apple/ Apple’s Latest Mischiefs, Ignores Mono’s Pleas]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/04/23/mono-suppressor-of-productivity/ Why Mono is Technically Inferior for Development and Why Microsoft Keeps Promoting It]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/04/28/docky-dot-exe/ Docky is Mono]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/04/30/adobe-trash-player-and-dot-net/ Adobe Trash Player and Novell/Microsoft Mono]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/04/30/android-htc-and-klausner/ Keeping Mono Out of Ubuntu 10.04 and Android; HTC Sued Again for Software Patents]
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== May 2010 ==
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/05/05/promoters-of-dot-net/ Microsoft/Novell Faking “Open Source” and Pushing .NET Into Web Browsers]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/05/09/mono-csharp-applets-docks/ Attempts to Push Mono Into Awn]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/05/19/mono-lobby-gnome/ The Microsoft/Novell Mono Lobby]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/05/22/monodroid-endeavours/ By Pushing Mono Into Android, Novell Puts Microsoft Before Freedom]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/05/27/copycat-of-copycat/ Novell: The Copy of a Copy]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/05/28/meego-dot-net/ MeeGo is Hijacked by the Mono Team]
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== June 2010 ==
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/06/04/novell-dotnet-negative-effects/ Novell is Knowingly Seeding GNU/Linux, MeeGo and Android With Microsoft Patents]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/06/13/meego-mono-and-obs-as-new-host/ Novell Turns MeeGo Into Another Ballnux]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/06/16/mono-cleanup-in-ubuntu/ Mono Cleanup] (Ubuntu GNU/Linux follows the footsteps of projects like Fedora and sweeps Novell’s Mono aside)
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/06/18/infragistics-for-mono/ Microsoft Certified Partner Supports Mono]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/06/19/meego-and-opensuse-relationships/ SUSE MeeGo is About Mono and OpenSUSE Makes Microsoft-taxed GNU/Linux]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/06/28/garbage-can-for-mono/ Manual for Removing Microsoft Trap From Ubuntu GNU/Linux (and Lessons of TomTom and SCO Cases)]
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== July 2010 ==
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/07/09/mono-and-microsoft-ms-pl/ Microsoft Co-Develops Mono With Novell]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/07/11/mono-based-classified-proprietary/ Mono Demoted to “Proprietary Software” Status]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/07/20/microsoft-apologists-play-for-mono/ Richard Stallman Reiterates Threat of Mono, Wikipedia Censored by Mono Boosters]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/07/28/novell-feedback-about-mono/ How Novell’s Mono Mob Operates]
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== August 2010 ==
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/08/04/why-mono-stinks/ Novell’s Promotion of Mono and Visual Studio Tools Comes Under Scrutiny]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/08/05/making-windows-stronger/ Making Money for Increasing Microsoft Threat to GNU/Linux]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/08/06/banshee-patent-liability-nbe/ Novell/Microsoft Mono Poison (Banshee) Put in Ubuntu 10.10 NBE by Default]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/08/08/excluded-from-mcp-but-in-ubuntu/ Patent Threat Banshee Gets Hooks Into Ubuntu 10.10]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/08/09/mono-patent-fights-risk/ Groklaw Repeats Warning About Mono as a Patent Threat]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/08/11/visual-studio-special-attention/ Novell Spreads .NET, Receives Backing From Microsoft Boosters]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/08/11/mono-mist/ Novell Connects Mono and Fog Computing (Microsoft ‘Patent Tax’ Included)]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/08/13/oracle-vs-novell-dot-net/ Novell/Mono Could be Sued by Oracle; Taleo Puts Sun’s Former CEO and Former Novell Employee in the Board]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/08/17/extorting-samsung-htc-lg/ Microsoft’s ‘Android Tax’ Shows Why Mono Should be Treated as Threat]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/08/23/mono-dependency-indexer/ Mono in GNOME Zeitgeist]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/08/25/mono-drying-up/ OMG!Mono!] (Mono boosting comes from OMG!Ubuntu! (as usual), but the original source of Mono development is drying up)
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/08/29/mono-latest-news/ Mono Accessibility for Microsoft]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/08/30/mono-development-barriers/ Mono Project Seems to be Dying (Development Virtually Halted)]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/09/07/patent-problems-and-sparkleshare/ “Q: Why is it written in Mono/C#? A: Because I hate freedom.”]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/09/10/avoiding-linux-tax-vendors/ Embedding ‘Microsoft Tax’ in Linux, Using Mono]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/09/11/nono-touch/ Don’t Touch NoTouch] (MonoTouch)
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/09/11/mono-dependency-in-une/ Mono Outperformed by .NET Sometimes, Ubuntu Netbook Edition 10.10 Dumps Novell’s Banshee]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/09/13/microsoft-mono-copyrights/ Next Mono is Coming With Microsoft Code, Microsoft Licences]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/09/16/nokia-gets-the-mono-treatment/ Nokia, Zeitgeist, MeeGo/Maemo, and Moonlight/Mono Threat]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/09/28/mono-proponents-smear-opposition/ Mono Liars] - Quick clarifications regarding a smear campaign that’s waged against Techrights by Mono proponents
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== October 2010 ==
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/10/02/forbidden-fruit-in-1105-media/ The Redmond-Associated Press is Promoting Mono]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/10/04/instructing-people-to-embrace-mono/ Mobbyists Love Mono]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/10/07/monkeys-arrive-at-gnu-linux/ Joint Microsoft/Novell Release of Mono, Partly With Microsoft Licences, Patents, and Even Copyrights]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/10/08/microsoft-api-in-meego/ Smeegol Linux Has a Mono Problem]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/10/10/banshee-and-smeegol-promo/ OpenSUSE’s Former and Existing Community Managers Promote Mono Patent Trap]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/10/13/targeting-mac-os-x-developers/ Mono is Not a GNU/Linux Project and It Keeps Feeding Those Who Bite the GNU/Linux Hand]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/10/14/ecma-compliant-mono-mia/ Mono as a Whole Appears to be a Patent Trap]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/10/16/bible-of-proprietary-mono/ To Mono Leadership/Development Team, “A Mono Success Story of Biblical Proportions” Means No GNU/Linux Support]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/10/19/omgubuntu-on-clementine/ “OMGUbuntu Makes a Dig at Mono?”]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/10/21/microsoft-api-at-vmware/ How Mono Helps Microsoft DirectX, With Contribution From VMB_ware]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/10/25/zeitgeist-bindings/ GNOME and Mono Meet Through Zeitgeist]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/10/26/mono-open-core-and-money/ Allegation: Novell Has “Profit Motive for Pushing Mono Everywhere”]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/10/28/saying-no-to-mono/ The Source on Rejecting Mono, Which Earns a Room at FOSDEM 2011]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/10/30/dot-net-gnu-linux-community-promise/ Canonical Probably to Put in Next Ubuntu GNU/Linux Mono Parts Which Microsoft Disallows Free of Lawsuits/Charge]
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== November 2010 ==
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/11/11/mono-associated-risk/ Mono Advocacy is Deluded, Avoids the Facts and Personally Attacks Critics Instead]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/11/12/mono-many-signs-of-bias/ Mono is for Microsoft and Microsoft F# Loves Miguel de Icaza]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/11/23/unable-to-promise-mono-safety/ Microsoft MVP Miguel de Icaza Does Not Know What Will Happen to Mono]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/12/02/mono-based-banshee-in-ubuntu/ Bad Decision Made at Canonical Regarding Media Player]
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== December 2010 ==
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/12/09/canonical-shakeup/ Canonical is Hiring Mono Developers, Losing COO]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/12/11/pushing-mono-into-more-platforms/ Mono Under AttachMSFT Spreads Microsoft Languages, Opposition Bullied]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/12/13/mono-lie-of-the-day/ Mono Lie of the Week: AttachMSFT’s Banshee is Safe]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/12/15/discouragement-of-mono-truths/ .NET is Microsoft’s Patent Poison Pill Inside Any GNU/Linux Distribution With Mono]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/12/19/mono-as-a-microsoft-trojan/ Wayne Borean: Mono Should Come With “Danger – Microsoft Inside” Label]
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== January 2011 ==
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/01/05/perception-around-mono/ Change Happens (Consensus Regarding Mono)]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/01/08/unwanted-novell-intrusions/ Mono Boosters in Ubuntu Have Conflicts of Interest, LibreOffice Under Similar Threat]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/01/12/complementary-to-mono/ OMG!Ubuntu! Likes Mono]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/01/14/no-interest-in-banshee/ Linux Mint Founder Does Not Follow Ubuntu’s Banshee Travesty]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/01/16/mono-in-damage-control/ Mono in ‘Damage Control’]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/01/20/monofree-and-mononono/ Monofree Helps Remove and Block Mono, Just Like Mononono]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/01/21/monofree-and-mononono-motivation/ Richard Stallman: “The danger is that Microsoft is probably planning to force all free C# implementations underground some day using software patents”]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/01/23/ubuntu-is-not-the-problem/ Adrian Malacoda on Apathy Towards Mono]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/01/23/mono-bullies-rename/ The “Mono Lobby” Explained by Neil Richards]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/01/24/api-tax-and-mono/ Keeping Unity Mono Free]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/01/26/reasons-to-sue-linux/ From UNIX Battles to .NET Battles]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/02/05/goodbye-to-aaron-bockover/ Banshee’s Developer Quits Novell]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/02/07/poisoning-mobile-linux-with-microsoft-staff-and-mono/ Poisoning Mobile Linux With Microsoft Staff and Mono]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/02/08/banshee-included-in-meego/ With Novell’s Intervention, MeeGo Now Poisoned by Mono]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/02/13/microsoft-boosters-love-nokia-microsoft/ Miguel de Icaza Helps Show He is an Enemy of GNU/Linux]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/02/16/trojan-horses-in-foss/ Ostracise Miguel de Icaza Like Stephen Elop Should Have Been Ostracised From Nokia]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/02/18/wp7-forbids-the-use-of-mono/ Microsoft Bans Mono]
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