RedHat and software patents

Werner Koch wk at
Tue May 28 17:22:21 UTC 2002

On Tue, 28 May 2002 18:04:56 +0200 (CEST), Joerg Schilling said:

> The result from not using this development model is a significant
> slow down in development speed.

Quality and speed is in most cases a contradiction ;-)

What they definitely do, is to improve the legal maintainability of
the software - something a decent company should take care of.  This
helps to support FS a lot by paying a bunch of developers to work full
time on important software.



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