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Re: OT Linux patents and Hurd?

Paul writes:
> Has any read that a possible 283 patent violations could be in the Linux
> kernel?


> Does anyone know the possible ramifications of this?

Not as dire as you think.

> Also what do you feel the timeline is for Hurd to actually become the
> main kernel for Debian?

The Hurd probably contains a proportionate number of infringements, as does
any large piece of software (Microsoft Windows, for example).
John Hasler
john@dhh.gt.org (John Hasler)
Dancing Horse Hill
Elmwood, WI

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