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Quick Mention: Mono Goes Fighting Java on Android

"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"

--Robert Scoble, former Microsoft evangelist



WE warned about this before. Google's Android is all about Java, so Microsoft can't be too happy about it. It probably wants its patented .NET technology to spread itself in Linux phones, then suffocate Java and fill it up with Microsoft patents instead. And people like Novell's VP are very happy about it.

Mono is greed



"There is a substantive effort in open source to bring such an implementation of .Net to market, known as Mono and being driven by Novell, and one of the attributes of the agreement we made with Novell is that the intellectual property associated with that is available to Novell customers."

--Bob Muglia, Microsoft President (as of yesterday)

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