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Summary of Mono�s Danger to GNU/Linux and the Free Desktop

Mar 24, 2008, 21:00 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Roy Schestowitz)

[ Thanks to An Anonymous Reader for this link. ]

"We have received some mail recently from developers who are concerned about issues that are covered here, including OOXML and Mono. One person, for example, was concerned about pressure on KDE to implement support for OOXML (a big no-no). Coming from Debian, a concerned developer spoke about the problems surrounding Mono. Together, we ought to at least try to inform. Maybe we can help in pushing Debian to reduce its dependency on Mono, which is already present there.

"Let us quickly accumulate pointers to posts which summarise the problem and use this page as somewhat an index that makes it easy to understand for those unfamiliar with it..."

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