[PD] Use Linux and you will be sued

Yves Degoyon ydegoyon at free.fr
Thu Nov 18 20:39:41 CET 2004

Josh Steiner wrote:

> of course microsoft is already battleing dozens of patent lawsuits 
> over windows...
> http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1759,1661094,00.asp
> all software is riddled with patent violations, even our beloved PD.

like the one :
'creating a program that produces sound from the soundcard' ??
( and oh, sorry, we can't decipher jpg images too )

be against patents like the european will be, i hope.
otherwise, you'll never be free again.

for video formats, we'll be only using theora soon
( and theora streemed on icecasr),
so, yeh we could avoid some patents problems.


> slimboyfatboyslim wrote:
>> http://www.theregister.co.uk/2004/11/18/ballmer_linux_lawsuits/
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