Ballmer's newest statements re: Red Hat and patents

simo simo.sorce at
Wed Oct 10 16:01:17 UTC 2007

On Wed, 2007-10-10 at 17:47 +0200, list at wrote:
> Am Wednesday, dem 10. Oct 2007 schrieb simo:
> > > But is there any real harm done by it - except for the FUD? Or is the
> > > main harm done by such statements perhaps to Microsoft itself?
> > 
> > Given that Red Hat has a real indemnification program (that covers also
> > patent claims) it seem pure FUD to me.
> The problem with FUD is, it works. :-(

Do you have proof of it working?
So far I haven't seen MS FUD working so much against the FS community,
it seem we always react very well.


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