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Jun 02, 2004, 19:00 (7 Talkback[s])
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"Few technology communities are as disparate as the Free and Open Source software (FOSS) communities, especially when passions rise over differences in implementations.

"Such is the case between two FOSS .NET projects, Mono and DotGNU, even though both have a similar genesis and pursue the same ultimate goal.

"Both projects, which were launched in 2001, are free/open source implementations of Microsoft's .NET framework. But the differences between the two groups underscore a dispute in the open source community over free software and open software..."

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