Re: sarge and software patents
Guillaume TESSIER wrote:
The release of sarge stable just comes up some weeks before European
Union could vote for extented patentability of software.
I guess a lot of packages from sarge are made from gnu projects that
could be really endanger.
If some projects are attacked by lawyers and have to close down, what
happen to the current packages made from these apps?
Does sarge just got released to let people have the last chance to get
a decent debian distribution?
The succes of this post is amazing!
This was posted 20 hours ago. And no one replied to it.
"What is this dude doing? politics in a debian mailing list?"
If i had posted something like "kernel panic while rebooting", "VLC
can't read avi", "xine doesn't work", "samba : how to mount windows
network share?", "how to mount ntfs ?". I would have had lot's of
But patents aren't really about software? Uh?
I guess there is some european debian users here : you're concerned more
than ever. Your favorite system, your favorite apps, your skills and
future jobs are in danger.
Why spend time getting more skills on a system which might die?