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I don't understand you
Authored by: Gringo_ on Monday, January 28 2013 @ 12:37 AM EST
I don't think he was discussing patents. Seemed to me he was
discussing the differences in strategies between the two
parties. I don't understand you. Do you like patents?

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Software Patents == Bad
Authored by: SilverWave on Monday, January 28 2013 @ 03:07 AM EST
But MS being able to use patents while others can not is
also bad.

Simples.

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RMS: The 4 Freedoms
0 run the program for any purpose
1 study the source code and change it
2 make copies and distribute them
3 publish modified versions

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Judge Companies by what they Do not what they say.
Authored by: SilverWave on Monday, January 28 2013 @ 03:14 AM EST
Check out the way MS competes (and the judgements against
them) and their corporate ethos.

Do the same with Google.

Things can change over time but Google have a huge
investment in having ppl trust them (customers users dev's
partners, governments, etc.), and if they changed then it
would hurt their bottom line.



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RMS: The 4 Freedoms
0 run the program for any purpose
1 study the source code and change it
2 make copies and distribute them
3 publish modified versions

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