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Official Novell/Microsoft Web Site (MoreInterop) Calls Moonlight "Microsoft Moonlight"

Apr 27, 2009, 16:02 (22 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Roy Schestowitz)

[ Thanks to An Anonymous Reader for this link. ]

""The way the Microsoft covenant reads to me," says the author, "only Novell can distribute Moonlight. So, if you are non-Novell user, it won't be something that is wrapped up in your distro."

""Unless [the] distribution wants to risk hot water or out side where Microsoft rules apply," adds oiaohm in an informal IRC conversation.

"There is also "the expectation is that users will get the distro from wherever and then download Moonlight from Novell," remarks the author."

"Well, guess what? Debian Legal has just received the following from Saul Goode, who had taken a look at Moonlight licensing; it does not seem too good. Fedora (Red Hat) reached the same conclusion after the SFLC had taken a look at the Moonlight licence and did not like what's in it."

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