Subject: Re: The merger: a user's perspective
From: Fabrizio Polacco <fab@prosa.it>
Date: Thu, 18 Nov 1999 16:05:16 +0200

On Wed, Nov 17, 1999 at 10:18:55AM +0000, Ben Laurie wrote:
> "Stephen J. Turnbull" wrote:
> > For example, a for-profit company, with the approval of the
> > stockholders, could effectively bind much of its (written) intellectual
> > capital by the simple expedient of assigning copyrights and patents to
> > the Free Software Foundation.[1]  The stockholders could terminate the
> > practice, but I doubt they can get the software back.  Can they?
> (snip)
> > Footnotes:
> > [1]  I really wish there was more than one of these creatures for this
> > purpose....
> 
> How about the Apache Software Foundation?

How about Software in the Public Interest?

fab
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