[linux-elitists] Re: Patent Proposals

Mr.Bad mr.bad@pigdog.org
Tue Mar 20 13:58:53 PST 2001


>>>>> "DM" == Don Marti <dmarti@zgp.org> writes:

    DM> Seth has been talking with this organization:
    DM> http://www.openpatents.org/ He knows more about its progress,
    DM> supporters, and general good-or-badness than me.

Wow, they're sharp people! They also seem to have a couple of things,
like an Open Patent License (OPL), that I mentioned.

One other thing they seem to be doing is encouraging licenses from
patent-holders for GPL'd or other Free software. Seems like another
good idea to add.

~Mr. Bad

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