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Re: Bug#176267: ITP: mplayer -- Mplayer is a full-featured audioand video player for UN*X like systems

On Wed, Jan 29, 2003 at 03:53:00PM -0500, Glenn Maynard wrote:

> Because of this, lawyers routinely advise their clients to avoid
> reading patents in areas they are working in. The danger posed by the
> willful infringement doctrine is seen as outweighing any benefit that
> can be gained from reading patents."

/me suggests that, in order to avoid inadvertantly becoming aware of a
possible patent problem, we get spamassassin tuned up to class any list
mail containing the word "patent" as spam and reject it...

Am I joking? I'm not sure.

Nick Phillips -- nwp@lemon-computing.com
Today is the last day of your life so far.

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