Re: GPLv3 Position Statement

From: tridge
Date: Fri Sep 29 2006 - 05:54:32 EST


> tridge@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
> > I'd also like to note that I don't have much sympathy for companies
> > that consist of only a patent portfolio. They are pretty much scum in
> > my view. If they don't make any products at all and live on only
> > patent revenue then the world would be better off without them :-)
> So, if you outsource your manufacturing, you are scum?

I think its reasonable to include 'programming', 'developing' etc in
'make' :-)

I'm just not a fan of companies who don't do anything except collect
patent royalties on products that other people develop. I doubt there
would be anyone in that category on this mailing list :)

Cheers, Tridge
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