Subject: Re: Is Big Blue turning Red? IBM opens SW patents
From: "Stephen J. Turnbull" <>
Date: Sun, 16 Jan 2005 03:57:17 +0900

>>>>> "Don" == Don Marti <> writes:

    Don> If you really look at how decisions get made and at what
    Don> level, the Microsoft Windows business looks like the old
    Don> Soviet Union, and the free software business doesn't.

It's the other way around.  :-)

    Don>   INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY DISCLAIMER: I intend to apply for a
    Don> prose analogy patent on material contained in this post.

Sorry, there's prior art.  :-)

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