Re: Policy on code covered by patents but not compiled?
Gregory Maxwell <email@example.com> wrote:
> Many people can not legally use the patented techniques.
> By making it easier to use the formats which require patented
> implementation (for both those who can use it legally, and for those
> who wish to ignore the law) creates an environment where use of these
> formats continues to flourish. This causes harm to those who can not
> or will not break the law to use these formats.
[snip open formats advocacy]
Please publish essays of this nature somewhere else. I subscribe to this
list for the legal discussions, not for moral lectures; I prefer not to
receive the latter in my mailbox. I will not comment on whether I agree
with your views, but this list is not an appropriate avenue for