Why is Fedora not a Free GNU/Linux distributions?

Alan Cox alan at lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk
Sat Jul 19 19:51:16 UTC 2008

> > And if NetApp win against Sun they can sue FreeBSD now, for triple
> > damages which would be millions and the end of FreeBSD.
> Err...  Is there any reason NetApp would have to wait for the end of
> the lawsuit with Sun to sue FreeBSD out of existence?

For two reasons

1. Any suit before then would be held up until after the first case
decided the validity

2. Once the Sun case was decided it would be rather hard to argue any
uncertainty or doubt and avoid triple damages.

Not btw that I think netapp would do such a thing.


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