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US BUILD 2020: Microsoft presents .NET MAUI - new conflict with KDE e.V.

11:51  20 may  2020
11:51  20 may  2020 Source:   drwindows.de

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  BUILD 2020: Microsoft stellt .NET MAUI vor - neuer Konflikt mit dem KDE e.V. © provided by Dr. Windows

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.NET MAUI vs. MAUI Linux and MauiKit

The announcement of .NET MAUI not only called the interested .NET developers, but above all parts of KDE e.V., who reacted quite sniffed to the new name. Under the umbrella of the association, MAUI Linux and Nitrux OS have been two Linux distributions close to KDE for some time now, and developers have also been working with MauiKit on a multi-platform toolkit based on Qt and the Kirigami framework for some time, which among other things should also support Windows. Accordingly, the developers responded with an official statement on their own blog and expressed their anger there.

In parallel, a corresponding pull request was opened in the official GitHub repository to indicate the name conflict. However, this was closed after a short time by David Ortinau from the Xamarin team, who now wants to clear up and mediate the matter behind the scenes between the parties.

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dotnet maui multi-platform user-interface microsoft . try to avoid merge conflicts in GitInfo.txt (#5715). . NET MAUI and mobile SDK support will ship in concert with . NET 6. At present we do not have a shipping schedule for . NET 6. MAUI general availability November 2021. Xamarin.Forms vs MAUI .

Even if the new name came through a legal review beforehand and was classified as OK, the matter is at least annoying and unfortunate. The fact is that MauiKit is still a relatively young project and, according to my research, only exists for a few months, but MAUI Linux has been around for a long time as a new name for one of the two Netrunner distributions at that time. The reason that MAUI is only an acronym in this context does not really count, because with MauiKit this also applies to multi-adaptable user interfaces. In any case, it would have been better if this name conflict had been avoided from the start. For Microsoft's critics within the FOSS community, this is again fresh water for the mill in doubt.

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