Subject: RE: JBoss aquired by Red Hat
From: "Anderson, Kelly" <>
Date: Mon, 1 May 2006 11:14:55 -0600

 Mon, 1 May 2006 11:14:55 -0600
> Is there a way out of this mess that any of you see?

No. ;-)

One problem with trying to solve this set of problems by using trade
secrets alone is the issue of reverse engineering... this diminishes the
value of your otherwise good argument that "hey trade secrets may work
better than patents". Patents protect even (especially?) in the case of
reverse engineering. Trade secrets don't.


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