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Subject: Re: Amused by Apple's latest adverts

Re: Amused by Apple's latest adverts

From: Dave Woyciesjes <woyciesjes_at_sbcglobal.net>
Date: Wed, 11 Mar 2009 11:12:52 -0400

Camilo Mesias wrote:
> Is there a sort of detente regarding patents, between the companies
> that rely on them and those organisations who would rather not be
> involved?
>
> I imagine that Apple could expend a lot of legal effort matching up
> their IP portfolio against projects like Rockbox; that effort could be
> hard to justify from a commercial point of view.
>
> Similarly Rockbox could pursue Apple's patent claiming prior art, but
> if you recognise one patent, shouldn't you recognise them all? And
> that's something that wouldn't be in the interests of Rockbox.
>
> Just MHO
>
> -Cam
>

True, but like I said before, maybe the FSF can help in some manner to
give Apple a public slap?

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Received on 2009-03-11

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