Fedora - DELL ?

Mike mjwestkamper at weiinc.com
Fri Mar 16 18:25:59 UTC 2007


AH HA!

I chased these for an hour and this is the best dissertation I found.

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/03/05/technology/05music.html?ei=5090&en=72ad80392c70cd63&ex=1330750800&partner=rssuserland&emc=rss&pagewanted=all




Mike wrote:
> Jumping in here ---
>
> Is the issue patent or copyright?
>
> MIke
>
> Alan Cox wrote:
>>> That's a valid point, but in the US anyone can sue anyone else over 
>>> just about anything and it's not over till the appeals are used up.  
>>> How can you be sure that someone won't claim ownership of some 
>>> obscure parts of Linux and sue over that - again?
>>>     
>>
>> You can't, but you can at least try not to ship anything which you know
>> someone else has rights over, which is after all triple damages for
>> knowingly offending. So I correct myself - if you have $3.6billion feel
>> free to ship a Fedora with MP3 support.
>>
>> Alan
>>
>>   
>
>





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