Subject: Bezos' follow-up to O'Reilly on Amazon patents
From: Mike Olson <>
Date: Sat, 11 Mar 2000 11:32:28 -0500

Jeff Bezos posted a follow-up to Tim O'Reilly's excellent summary
of their conversation on software patents.

Jeff's follow-up is at

Tim's site is modified pretty often; see the latest from him at

I am really impressed by the tone and spirit of cooperation on
this topic, and I think that Tim's policy of constructive
engagement is a good one.