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Linux Today Readers Speak on Chrome, Mono, and Best Beginner Programming Languages

Jul 17, 2009, 21:02 (2 Talkback[s])
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"Mono remains alive as a contentious issue, and Linux Today readers outshine the professional journalists in their commentary:

"[Charles Hixson] [I don't see any case for including mono by default]

""I've seen fairly reasonable arguments that it's quite legal. I haven't seen any that say that it's a good thing, and which I also accepted as valid.

"Also, things which are legal in one jurisdiction are often not legal in another. So I'd be cautious about accepting that it was legal, and REALLY cautious that MS wouldn't sue over it, possibly behind a stalking horse. That doesn't require a valid claim. (Check out the SCOx lawsuit, which MS appears to have partially financed.)"

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