Re: FAT patents. Do we need to revive non-US?
On Wed, Jan 11, 2006 at 07:27:54PM -0500, Marty wrote:
> John Hasler wrote:
> >Marty writes:
> >>That sounds like a pretty subjective standard.
> >>Who decides what's "likely?" Who is "us"?
> >>Does "us" include billions of Chinese and Indians?
> >US patents have nothing to do with them. They have their own laws and will
> >have to make their own decisions.
> If their laws have nothing to do with Debian, then why shouldn't US laws
> have nothing to do with Debian? (It seems like a double standard to me.)
Could it be that -- gasp -- Debian might be US-based? I always thought of
it as international, possibly European.