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Re: systemd patent fees - who pays?

On Fri, 2014-03-28 at 11:40 +0100, Sebastian Feld wrote:
> Now that Redhat and Suse have been contacted by ORACLE regarding to
> licensing the SMF patents a question arises for Debian:
> SystemD violates a couple of patents SUN Microsystems filed for their
> SMF system used in Solaris.
> Now, who is going to pay the patent and license fees for each Debian
> installation which uses SystemD?

When is Oracle going to kill OEL?

Because if there is an OEL 7, and it's still a clone of RHEL, Oracle
will have to licence those patents to everyone without fee.


Ben Hutchings
Always try to do things in chronological order;
it's less confusing that way.

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