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Ubuntu Tech Board Plays Down Mono IP Concerns

[ Thanks to Sam
Varghese
for this link. ]

“Summarising the views of a board meeting held in March, the
Ubuntu Foundation’s technical lead Colin Watson wrote on June 16:
‘In short, at the moment, Mono is very well-maintained in Ubuntu
and there appears to be no significant cause for concern over its
IP situation. We will attempt to clarify in suitable places what
developers and/or rights holders should do in the event that they
have evidence of a problem.'”

“Others present at this meeting were Matt Zimmerman, the CTO of
Canonical, Scott James Remnant, senior software engineer at
Canonical, and Emmet Hikory, Ubuntu MOTU council member and Java
packager.”

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