Push Poll asking some odd questions about Red Hat

Greg DeKoenigsberg gdk at redhat.com
Wed Oct 24 18:54:24 UTC 2007

On Wed, 24 Oct 2007, Keith G. Robertson-Turner wrote:

> Has Red Hat commissioned a poll from Penn, Schoen & Berland Ass. Inc.?:
> http://www.mit.edu/~mherdeg/pushpoll/
> If not, then who is it that's paying for this Red Hat marketing data,
> and why is it implying there's about to be a patent cross-licensing
> agreement between Red Hat and Microsoft?
> Is there?

Are you kidding me?

Who would benefit more from a push poll implying that Red Hat violates 
Microsoft patents -- Red Hat or Microsoft?

IANAL, and I can't speak for the company from a legal perspective -- but 
come on.  This one is common sense.


Greg DeKoenigsberg
Community Development Manager
Red Hat, Inc. :: 1-919-754-4255
"To whomsoever much hath been given...
...from him much shall be asked"

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