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____/ Doug Mentohl on Tuesday 17 March 2009 18:49 : \____
> 'the purpose of this portfolio is defensive .. because of the threats of
> companies that are hostile to FOSS and that have amassed large
> stockpiles of overbroad patents'
> 'Although there have been some recent questions about one of our patent
> applications relating to the AMQP specification, they appear to
> originate in an attempt to spread FUD. There’s no reasonable, objective
> basis for controversy'
It's not really FUD.
The former head of the FFII is sure to publicise information which suggests
that Red Hat is not or was not serious about ending software patents. People
should not let them off the hook so easily.
~~ Best of wishes
Roy S. Schestowitz | No Makefile, no business
http://Schestowitz.com | GNU is Not UNIX | PGP-Key: 0x74572E8E
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