[Mono-dev] Basic question
david at dasz.at
Fri Nov 16 14:27:30 UTC 2012
On 16.11.2012 02:09, Fasiuddin Mohammed wrote:
> I got this stupid question in my mind, even though i strictly follow
> what is being mentioned above, there is a 100% probability that I may
> end up developing something which is exactly the same as Microsoft has
> developed. So will that cause a problem?
Copyright only concerns *copying.* If you come to the same solution on
your own, you are OK. The guidelines you quoted ensure that this is what
> Also the last statement
> mentions that published documentation should be referred before
> implementation, so does it mean published documentation by Microsoft or
> by Mono. if it is the latter, then the documentation by Mono does not
> contain the information that i am looking for. In that case how should I
I interpret that last statement to refer to Microsoft's documentation:
The documentation describes an interface and not an implementation.
Therefore it is "safe" to look at.
I am not a lawyer, this is not legal advice, in your jurisdiction
everything might be different.
Best Regards, David
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