BoycottNovell: Moonlight Called “Patent Encumbered“, Crashes Firefox
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Started by: zoobabzoobab
Date: 16 Feb 2009 12:31
Number of posts: 1
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Summary:
As stated before, Moonlight is not Free software, but it’s actually a lot worse. Moonlight is also a patent trap, as finally acknowledged by CNET. Moonlight and the patent encumbrances thereto serve as a constant reminder that Microsoft really doesn’t grok the Web, which is about freedom of access and open protocols. Patent issues (and freedom) aside, Moonlight is also a technical mess, unless the user is a SUSE user, i.e. one is encouraged to use the Ballmer-blessed GNU/Linux distribution, aka "Ballnux".
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