[ILUG] Fwd: Mary Harney's Answer on Software Patents
tim at birdsnest.maths.tcd.ie
Fri May 28 22:28:51 IST 2004
On Friday 28 May 2004 20:22, John Gay wrote:
> I asked her why, after a full year of Europeans stating their cases
> regarding software patents, the Irish government had decided to strip out
> all the ammendments that had been carefully drafted to limit the damages
> such patents could cause?
> Her answer was "You must be one of those LINUX fanatics." Which she
> pronounced LIE-NOX.
I don't think there is anything wrong with opposition to software patents
being associated with Linux.
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