[clug] FOSS patent infringements

Alex Satrapa grail at goldweb.com.au
Thu May 17 05:11:10 GMT 2007

On 17/05/2007, at 09:55 , Paul Wayper wrote:

> But they can go to the media, which they have.  It's a pity for  
> them, but
> hardly surprising, that it's actually turned out to work against  
> them (by
> having got Eben Moglen, Linus and various others interviewed to  
> state the
> contrary case).

Except that Microsoft's story was in Fortune magazine, read by said  
(rich, powerful) naifs. Everyone else was interviewed in IT industry- 
oriented publications, which are *not* raid by said (rich, powerful)  

So the rich, powerful naifs will continue to invest more heavily in  
Microsoft for corporate infrastructure since they've only been fed  
Microsoft's line that the other operating system is tainted.


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