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Re: [Patents] Re: Pseudo-Patent-Free Microsoft Standard

From: PILCH Hartmut <phm@a2e.de>
Date: Sat, 6 Apr 2002 16:07:22 +0200 (CEST)
To: Bernard Lang <Bernard.Lang@inria.fr>
cc: <C-FIT_Release_Community@RealMeasures.dyndns.org>, <www-patentpolicy-comment@w3.org>, <usenet@consulting.net.nz>, <rms@gnu.org>, <patents@aful.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.33.0204061603270.19948-100000@mulix.oas.a2e.de>
> I do not know whether that is essential, though proper information
> never hurts.

I'd say it is quite important to know whether MS can reach out further
than the US with those 2 patents.

You can now find all related stuff, including the Ballmer quotation from
Heise in english translation, on


This is still being updated and there are ways everybody can help.  Please
do help and give further suggestions.

Hartmut Pilch, FFII & Eurolinux Alliance              tel. +49-89-12789608
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