RFC on our new initiative

Mike Hearn mike at theoretic.com
Thu Jan 22 14:07:47 CST 2004

On Thu, 22 Jan 2004 11:17:55 -0600, Gregory M. Turner wrote:
> Mono is LGPL/X11 (except the compiler) so we could beat them at their own game 
> by forking /their/ code, turning it into a winelib app, and implementing 
> Windows.Forms properly ;)

It's not that simple. Unsurprisingly they don't want a hard dependency on Wine 
when many .NET apps they write don't use SWF, so they need to be able to use wine
without being a winelib app. We simply don't support that.

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