[Linux-aus] Seeking nomination

David Newall david at davidnewall.com
Mon Dec 24 20:03:10 UTC 2007

Randall Crook wrote:
>  >The point about patents is that they are one of the planks on which our
>  >economy rests.  Like them or loath them, we have to live with them
>  >unless and until the system is changed.
> Isn't that whole point of FOSS, Linux-aus etc? Change the system? 
> Introduce a new way of looking and dealing with software?

Yes, it is the point of FOSS, but we are not there yet.  We still live 
in a patent world.

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