quote by Miguel de Icaza

The software patent problem is not limited to Mono. Software patents affect everyone writing software today.

— Miguel de Icaza

Unusual Mono quotations

Americans suffer from mono-lingual myopia - a disease of the tongue that affects the vision.

We're not going to make Evolution or any of our other products depend on Mono anytime in the near future.

I once thought I had mono for an entire year. It turned out I was just really bored.

Our strategy in dealing with patents in Mono is the same strategy that any other software developer would take. In the event of a patent claim, we will try to find prior art to the claim of the patent.


Sound creates an intimate effect: the sensation to feel the place.

It makes the viewer enter. You have the liberty to hear what you want.

Hollywood films are alienating to the spectator because they use too much dialogue, too much explication and leave no space for the viewer. They depress me.

I like a good mono track, it's right up front.

I don't need all the surrounds telling me there are birds in the neighbourhood.

After releasing Mono 1.0, we started work on a new edition of Mono that will be released later in the year.

In addition to that, Mono has produced a very large set of extra libraries.


Retailing has become fiercely competitive.

Today there are many large global fashion companies who have opened up mono-brand stores in major cities around the world. When I first opened my boutique in New York, in 1985, there were almost no other European luxury brands present with their own stores. Now Fifth Avenue is packed with huge stores from major Italian and French labels.

America is a very religious nation. Not a mono-religious nation because there are many different strands of belief, but there's something about this nation that inspires people, or perhaps draws people, who are strongly idealistic.

I think it's never mono-causal why you fall in love with something that you want to do.

The Pagan model of religion because, in the Pagan model, there were lots and lots of Gods and Goddesses. They were all incredibly beautiful and there were statues of them everywhere, which is the equivalent of magazines, or whatever, today. And they were fallible, which is different from being mono-, you know, Jewish or Islam (where) you have the infallible, monotheistic God.

Disneyland's a mess. And it's not just the measles. Donald Duck has bird flu. Pocahontas has small pox. The Little Mermaid has crabs. And the Monorail? Mono.


I thought I had mono for a year...Turns out I was just really bored.

I have suggested that behind almost all myth lies the mono-plot of the game of hide-and-seek.

As Mono matures, people will begin to use it to write desktop components that take advantage of all the hard work thats gone into some of the meatier GNOME libraries, as well as the nifty language features of C#.

Hollywood films are alienating to the spectator because they use too much dialogue, too much explication and leave no space for the viewer. They depress me. I use direct sound, mono not stereo. Just direct sound, so for every shot there are only two sources. Sound creates an intimate effect: the sensation to feel the place. It makes the viewer enter. You have the liberty to hear what you want.

Over the summit, I saw the so-called Mono desert lying dreamily silent in the thick, purple light -- a desert of heavy sun-glare beheld from a desert of ice-burnished granite.