[clug] FOSS patent infringements

Michael James clug3 at james.st
Fri May 18 00:01:09 GMT 2007

On Thu, 17 May 2007 03:11:10 pm Alex Satrapa wrote:
> 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)
> naifs.
> 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.
> Alex

Well the register today called it
 "Microsoft's feeble Fortune-based nastygram to Red Hat"


In 2 pages they go through the same arguments our thread covered.

"As we read it, Microsoft wanted nothing more than to remind Red Hat
 that it will need to go ahead and strike a deal like Novell."


Konqueror has gotten so clever for its own boots
  that it has forgotten what a web browser is for.

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