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Re: Software in main that is throughly useless without non-free software

On Sun, May 02, 1999 at 11:28:55AM +0100, James Troup wrote:
> > > We *do* care if, say, Apple comes up with some kind of streaming media
> > > server and patents the codec.
> > 
> > This makes free implementations of that codec non-us.  =>
> Assuming they only patent it in the US.

Software patents in pretty much the rest of the world are illegal. 
Including Germany for that matter.

Joseph Carter <knghtbrd@debian.org>            Debian GNU/Linux developer
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