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Re: Crypto++ licencing



On Sun, Apr 21, 2002 at 11:52:58AM +0200, Arnoud Galactus Engelfriet wrote:
> Stephen Zander wrote:
> > I don't believe the US will ever stop supporting softare patents;
> > there's too much money at stake.
> 
> By the same reasoning, the EC member states should also all
> support software patents. The European industry also has a
> lot of money at stake in software-related R&D (all the
> software in DVD players and mobile phones, for example).

Software patents is the biggest threat for free software and we should
*never* support them.

Jeroen Dekkers
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