[PLUG] Microsoft says 235 of its patents were violated by F/OSS

Aditya Godbole aag.lists at gmail.com
Tue May 15 00:10:19 PDT 2007


On 5/15/07, Santosh Dawara <sdawara at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> I agree, we (Indians) cannot ignore it. Microsoft sponsored lawsuits
> could make it untenable to write F/OSS code in the United States.

So tough luck for the Americans right? Or are you scared because a lot
of the FOSS contributions come from the US and Indians (as a
generalisation) are too wrapped up with themselves to contribute to
FOSS? Its time we stopped believing that free (as in beer) software is
our birthright.

-aditya



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