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Re: Microsoft patent affect Fedora?



On Wed, Sep 3, 2008 at 3:29 PM, Mike Cronenworth <mike cchtml com> wrote:
> A few days ago Microsoft was granted a patent[1] on the functionality of
> page up and page down. Today was the first time I've heard of this and it
> seems that it's staying under the radar of most news sites. However this is
> very real, unless I, and others are mistaken. I know Fedora has an
> anti-patent stance on software included into itself, so what does this mean?
>
> Having Fun,
> Michael
>
>
> [1] http://news.zdnet.com/2424-9595_22-218626.html
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IANAL, but I think this affects keyboard and cell phone manufacturers
far more than us. There are really so many targets to choose from.  I
doubt it is a short term problem.

-Yaakov


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