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Mono is a disease. Why spread it?

Jun 17, 2010, 19:36 (17 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Locutus)

[ Thanks to Locutus for this link. ]

"Mono, Glandular fever or its proper name, Mononucleosis is a very infectious disease which many people suffer through in their childhood. It usually has a stigma attached to it and is used in a slang form for ridicule or alienation. Related by the shortened name to this biological virus is the Mono project for Linux.

"In case you don't already know about it, the whole purpose of mono for Linux (hereafter just mono) is simply to allow microsofts self serving language and sub-standard net protocols to work under Linux. This project is hosted by Novell which entered into a partnership with microsoft because they were spooked by the whole license and litigation saber rattling of a few years ago."

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