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Re: Micros*ft deal

Robert Millan wrote:
> Hi,
> Since every GNU/Linux distributor seems to be positioning with regards to
> possible patent deals with Microsoft, I thought we could do the same.
> Actually, it's totally unthinkable that a non-profit organization could do
> this kind of deal, in which Microsoft pays you to perform hara-kiri by
> losing the right to distribute GPLv3 software.  This is exactly what a
> positioning statement would reflect: that our community model is
> invulnerable to this kind of threats (and also to going out of bussiness,
> etc).

It would probably not be the worst idea to publish a position statement.



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