wkempf wrote:For Mono, it's definitely not silly. They have a huge risk of violating patents that Microsoft very well could defend.
For everyone else, give me a break. You know, MFC, ATL and several other libraries were under very similar licenses, and there's not been one instance of trouble caused by this. Let's stop spreading FUD.
Exactly, and in fact, I'd bet that Miguel has seen the code through reflector before. Remember, MSFT doesn't 'sell' .Net, so there's no market to protect.
Does anybody know how many users actually use anything that the Mono project has created?