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Re: Software patents campaign, shouldn't we say something in debian.org?



[ fully quoted for 'forwarding' on debian-www ]

I totally agree both with the petition and with your proposal, but
debian-www is a better place to discuss such issue, IMO.

Cheers.

On Mon, Oct 14, 2002 at 05:45:21AM +0200, Pedro Larroy wrote:
> Hi
> 
> I was just wondering why don't we say something in debian.org website
> about software patentes. After all software patents are a big threat to
> the whole debian project. In EU we are trying to stop the software
> patent directive. There are various projects such as:
> 
> http://proinnova.hispalinux.es/   from the spanish LUG
> http://petition.eurolinux.org/    a signed petition from EU citizens to
> try to stop the new directive.
> 
> Maybe a big fat banner like the one in the url below would help to let
> those that visit the site that software patents can be negative for Free
> Software development.
> 
> http://www.eurielec.etsit.upm.es/~rinzewind/pruebas/banners.php
> 
> Regards.
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