[linux-elitists] Burn All JPEGs?

Lance Simmons lance@lsimmons.net
Sat Apr 24 14:43:29 PDT 2004


* David D. Scribner <dscribner@bigfoot.com> [040424 16:37]:
> 
> The only smile from me that came from that news is when Joe Bar posted
> on Newsforge a question to Michael Noonan about what this will do to
> the GIMP.  Noonan's reply was "That's a difficult question, I don't
> have the answer to that. I have to defer that to our legal team. Of
> course, just to be safe, it might be wise for the GIMP developers (as
> well as all other open source image processing projects which use JPG)
> to volunteer to donate a percentage of their revenues to Forgent
> Networks." 

I think only the first two sentences were quotes.  The punchline looks
like an editorial comment.  It _would_ be funny (and bizarre) if he'd
said this, but the layout of the article suggests otherwise.

-- 
Lance Simmons
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