European Free Software / US patent issue

Bernhard Reiter bernhard at
Fri Jan 17 09:12:05 UTC 2003

On Thu, Jan 16, 2003 at 09:53:01PM +0100, Arnoud Galactus Engelfriet wrote:

> Right. But if someone else uses your work commercially, he'd
> be infringing, not you. Still, it doesn't solve your problem
> because your program couldnt be added to e.g. Debian.

Debian maintains a non-US branch,
because of the several restrictions the US poses on software.

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