03.25.08

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Quote of the Day: On Google Sponsorship of Microsoft’s .NET

Posted in Google, Microsoft, Mono, Novell at 1:59 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

Contradictory?

From Miguel de Icaza’a blog:

Mono: 2008 Google Summer of Code

The Mono project will be participating once again in the Google Summer of Code.

Although some ideas from various teams are available in our student projects page this year, I want to encourage students to feel free to submit ideas that they think should be done with Mono.

Didn’t Google protest against Microsoft “breaking the Internet” (with .NET) just a couple of weeks ago? Is Chris DiBona watching this? Brin?

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3 Comments

  1. Victor Soliz said,

    March 25, 2008 at 9:14 am

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    Disappointment.

  2. Jim said,

    March 25, 2008 at 11:10 am

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    As Saint Bill Hicks said: “The United States of Advertising”

    It’s all about money, folks, morals, values, evolution, progress, quality software, innovation, nothing compares to money for most people in the land of the frSTUPIDee.

    By Microsoft still existing in one form, the convicted monopoly that it is, is proof among many other cases where the DOJ in the US is a failure. The country is lost, even voting changes nothing as the voting machines themselves are black boxes and subject to TEMPEST and other problems. It’s a joke, wake up folks! It’s time to leave the country peacefully and either join a less money hungry nation or form a new nation. Give up on change from within, it’s just not possible anymore, the system is too corrupt. Gates himself is likely to end up in political office eventually, the whole country is in bed (or will be) with Microsoft.

  3. Roy Schestowitz said,

    March 25, 2008 at 8:46 pm

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    Gates doesn’t need to be in office. Like Lessig, he’s more effective from the outside. But while Lessig fights corruption, Gates fights for the wealth of the company he co-founded at all costs (just watch the recent immigration kerkuffle).

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