Subject: Re: Examples needed against Soft Patents
From: "Stephen J. Turnbull" <>
Date: Mon, 27 Dec 2004 18:53:24 +0900

>>>>> "Russell" == Russell McOrmond <> writes:

    Russell> They can't license these patents without violating the
    Russell> definitions of Free/Libre and Open Source Software

I don't think that's true.  In particular, such a provision is
explicit in the GPL, but not in many free licenses.

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