Subject: Re: [ Patent Cross-License Agreement]
From: Russell Nelson <>
Date: Wed, 29 Sep 1999 09:25:26 -0400 (EDT)

Karsten M. Self writes:
 > Mind you that the objections, particularly Stephen Turnbull's (companies
 > will avoid free software with such a cluase), are significant.

Plus the observation that political power in a company is usually not
endowed in the free software users, whose complaint about an inability 
to use such-licensed software would probably be met with an uncaring
"Why are you using that free software crap anyway?"

-russ nelson <>
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