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1answer
260 views

Mono patent safety [duplicate]

Could you please share you thoughts about Mono patent safety? Is it risky to use Mono in production for commercial projects? In case of WEB application, for example the following technology stack: ...
4
votes
1answer
170 views

Licensing approach for .NET library that might be used desktop / web-service / cloud environment

I am looking for advice how to architect licensing for a .NET library. I am not asking for tool/service recommendations or something like that. My library can be used in a regular desktop ...
2
votes
1answer
197 views

Which things I need to purchase to develop and distribute application to customer in .Net

This is the first time I got one customer and I am developing one application for him in c#.net and winforms. I want to distribute .net framework with my application since customer may not have it ...
0
votes
1answer
101 views

Which license can I use for my open source AWS project [closed]

I'm creating a project on codeplex that uses Amazon Web Services and the AWS SDK for .NET Which licenses can I use? The SDK is released under Apache 2.0 license, so I assume my project can or should ...
2
votes
2answers
388 views

microsoft .Net license

Am about to start coding using microsoft .Net technologies, am just worried about the license, so if I compile my code using the .Net compiler "not visual studio" can I distribute, sell or use my ...
1
vote
3answers
509 views

How to stop a .NET application from being duplicated?

I have created a .net windows form application that I want to restrict from being duplicated. I want this application to be portable, so I would like to allow it to be moved. How would I be able to do ...
4
votes
1answer
418 views

Is there any license restriction to avoid binary translation of CIL to custom bytecode?

Prior to actual question, let me summarize what I'm trying to do. I plan to implement a small, JIT-enabled, register-based VM runtime. Instead of making a proper compiler (which is hard IMO) for a ...
4
votes
4answers
356 views

Licensing for a web based desktop application?

I have created a desktop application(winfoms) using C#.net 3.5, the application is an SEO application, so it has to be connected to the internet, i implemented a simple licensing routine where every ...
3
votes
6answers
1k views

How can I select an appropriate licensing/obfuscation system for .NET? [closed]

I saw someone suggesting .NET Reactor once as a good obfuscator. I went to their website to check it out and saw they have a product called IntelliLock which is advertised as a pretty robust ...
15
votes
1answer
511 views

Best way to share / “donate” a C# software - and what license? [closed]

Some years back I have developed a little C# class library, which is still frequently downloaded. Since I do not have the time to support the project any more, I would like to donate it. What is the ...
18
votes
7answers
694 views

Does making source code available affect your ability to generate revenue?

We’re working on a .Net framework which ultimately amounts to a single DLL. We intend to charge for commercial use of the framework, but make it free for open source/non-commercial use. The rough ...