Official Novell/Microsoft Web Site (MoreInterop) Calls Moonlight "Microsoft Moonlight"
Apr 27, 2009, 16:02 (22 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Roy Schestowitz)
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""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
""Unless [the] distribution wants to risk hot water or out side
where Microsoft rules apply," adds oiaohm in an informal IRC
"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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