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Re: Crypto++ licencing

>>>>> "Jeroen" == Jeroen Dekkers <jeroen@dekkers.cx> writes:
    Jeroen> I hope you mean "when the US doesn't support software
    Jeroen> pantents anymore" here.

No, I meant what I said.  While at least one country in the world
refuses to recognise software patents, there will be a safe place for
that which we currently call "non-US" to exist (the fact that it's
currently called "non-US" rather than "non-encumbered" or something
else is irrelevant to me).  If every nation in the world supports
software patents, then Debian will no longer be able to package
potentially patent infringing code because it will be illegal to do
so everywhere (yes, that last staement is a tautology).

I don't believe the US will ever stop supporting softare patents;
there's too much money at stake.


"If I claimed I was emperor just cause some moistened bint lobbed a
scimitar at me they'd put me away"

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