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Re: [SLUG] $0.02 worth
- To: Richard Blackburn <rblckbrn@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] $0.02 worth
- From: Howard Lowndes <lannet@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri Feb 16 22:40:02 2001
- Cc: Sydney Linux Users Group <slug@xxxxxxxxxxx>
So what are the legal idiots going to work on - that Linux reverse
engineers Xenix? Mind you, getting the US legislators to pass some stupid
act that outlaws Linux is always a possibility, after all legislators all
over the world pass some very stupid legislation, mostly at the behest of
vested interests; just look at what gets up over here.
LANNet Computing Associates <http://lannetlinux.com>
"...well, it worked before _you_ touched it!"
On Fri, 16 Feb 2001, Richard Blackburn wrote:
> Those who think that the comments by what's 'is name from M$ are from a
> raving loony better think again. This is part of an orchestrated
> campaign. M$ more than probably has batteries of lawyers trying to
> figure out how to beat open source legally and others doing a lot of
> political lobbying to the same end. The patriotism line is one angle and
> it does work more with Yanks that others, but not entirely. Should be a
> good fight.