[linux-elitists] We should thank SCO

Shawn McMahon smcmahon@eiv.com
Tue Jan 14 11:40:49 PST 2003

On Tue, Jan 14, 2003 at 11:36:23AM -0800, Rick Moen said:
> defences and remedies against patent claims are already well enough
> known, I would think:
> 1.  Pay up.  
> 2.  Switch algorithms.
> 3.  Contest.
> 4.  Dicker using one's own patent portfolio.

You forgot one.  You could call it the PGP approach:

5.  Move development to country that doesn't care.

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