One fallout from the acquisition of Novell was the laying-off of the Mono team. Novell/SUSE has now announced a deal with Xamarin (the company those Mono developers formed) to continue supporting Mono for SUSE users. "The agreement grants Xamarin a broad, perpetual license to all intellectual property covering Mono, MonoTouch, Mono for Android and Mono Tools for Visual Studio. Xamarin will also provide technical support to SUSE customers using Mono-based products, and assume stewardship of the Mono open source community project."
July 18, 2011
Xamarin and SUSE Make a Deal on Mono
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