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Re: IBM Public License (again)

On Fri, May 14, 2004 at 12:06:58AM +0100, MJ Ray wrote:
> Sure, but a patent licence might not be needed because there are no 
> patents covering the software. If there are patents covering it, then 
> having no patent licence => non-free.

Unfortunately, it's not that simple -- the U.S. patent office has been
issuing a large number of invalid patents.


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