RedHat and software patents

Joerg Schilling schilling at
Tue May 28 16:14:57 UTC 2002

>To: Alessandro Rubini <rubini at>

>    > > that could be used to support Free Software :-)
>    >=20
>    > I don't call this "support", sorry. Sure other people praise
>    > the approach, but not everybody does. Note the note below,
>    > though.

>I  do agree  with you...   Maybe I  havent't been  clear, but  I was
>joking about  something that I  think is clearly absurd:  relying on
>software  patents  to  "support"  Free Software  is  something  like
>relying on enlightened dictatorship to "support" people's freedom.

I thought that this is the way FSF works ;-)


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