GNOME to rely on Mono?

simo simo.sorce at
Fri Nov 23 16:36:47 UTC 2007

On Fri, 2007-11-23 at 10:50 +0000, Alex Hudson wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-11-23 at 10:36 +0000, Ciaran O'Riordan wrote:
> > Tonnerre has blogged that the GNOME project has decided to rely on Mono:
> >
> Based on a 2004 story by OSNews?! Come on.
> Mono is usable in GNOME, and GNOME comes with Mono bindings. You can use
> GNOME without any Mono whatsoever.
> I know blogging doesn't require research, but, y'know...
> > When the only person telling us to not worry about Microsoft's patents is a
> > Novell employee, I worry.  Does anyone know if the danger has really been
> > avoided or if there is some published explanation/criticism of this?
> Red Hat previously were worried about mono, now they ship it by default.
> Might be worth asking them.

As far as I know we don't ship it in RHEL.

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