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Re: [xml-dev] Cutting special deals for open source developers -- noway!
- From: Dave Winer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: "Champion, Mike" <Mike.Champion@SoftwareAG-USA.com>, email@example.com
- Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2001 16:16:29 -0700
Information Superhighway Robbery.
> I do personally know of one small company (name withheld to protect the
> guilty) with a couple of patents that they have licensed successfully.
> patents in question were, however, of the "patent a semi-obvious idea
> anyone else does and sic the lawyers on the poor suckers who re-invent
> diameter of wheel" variety, not a stirring advertisement for Intellectual
> Property Rights in a Free Economy.