Re: Joining OIN?
On Wed, Dec 8, 2010 at 4:24 PM, Frank A. Kingswood
> Would it be beneficial if Debian joined OIN? The Open Invention Network
> licenses patents to promote the Linux ecosystem.
> It's not clear how much a membership would cost though.
Debian is only a collection of individuals, not a legal entity so I
wonder if we could join. It might be a good idea for SPI to join
though. Please bring this up on their lists.
> Groklaw mentions that the 882 Novell patents would be covered by OIN
> membership if it were taken out before the closing date of the sale
> transferring them to Microsoft:
- Joining OIN?
- From: "Frank A. Kingswood" <firstname.lastname@example.org>