[Discuss] Another entry on the care label manifest!
cov at vt.edu
Fri Mar 29 12:33:35 UTC 2013
Shame on you for spreading Microsoft-funded FUD*. TurboHercules struck first.
* Florian Mueller has been paid by Microsoft and Oracle in the past
without being forthcoming about these associations.
On Thu, Mar 28, 2013 at 10:56 PM, Matt Maier <blueback09 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Yeah, promising to not assert patents is great in theory, but when IBM did
> it they asserted 'em anyway.
> On Thu, Mar 28, 2013 at 8:08 PM, Robert Cornell <bobnet604 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Google talk specifically about specific software but they do own hardware
>> Picked up from Slashdot.Google has announced the Open Patent Non-Assertion
>> (OPN) Pledge. In the pledge Google says that they will not sue any user,
>> distributor, or developer of Open Source software on specified patents,
>> unless first attacked.Source:
>> Google has a history of supporting OS software and litigating against
>> hardware manufacturers.
>> My cynical side thinks maybe Google think it's cheaper to give them away
>> (or get 'free' community development) than defend them & Google gets to
>> partner or sue on commercial implementations.
>> Suggest: the 'care label' image looks like "the logo, but in a cage"!
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