Re: polarization

From: Havoc Pennington <hp redhat com>
> Sun and Red Hat (for example) have to ship a desktop.
> my guess is they'll pony up some money for defense.
> They have to fight the patent; just licensing it themselves won't work,
> because of the GPL. 

IMO it would be easier for many corporations to license the patent and then
fight to sever that clause of the GPL. Especially if the people with the
patent have a large legal budget, and the people behind the GPL do not.



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