Software patents and Free Software implementation

Alessandro Rubini rubini at
Tue Apr 16 06:11:42 UTC 2002


> We (AEL) are trying to have an updated list of patent owners that permit 
> Free Software implementation under a RF licence of their patents.
> On the other side, we have also a list of people that don't permit Free 
> Software implementation . 

Would you please explain why are you doing that? Since software
patents are still illegal in Europe, moving like they were leagal is a
bad tactic, in my opinion.

/alessandro, expressing only his own ideas

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