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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

	http://swpat.ffii.org/patents/effects/cifs/
	http://swpat.ffii.org/players/microsoft
	http://swpat.ffii.org/news/

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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Received on Saturday, 6 April 2002 09:02:19 GMT

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