Re: [2.6] The List, pass #2

From: David Schwartz (
Date: Thu Aug 01 2002 - 04:33:33 EST

>An additional problem with a BSD like license is that it makes no
>statement on patents - regrettably a critical issue now days in the
>USSA. That means nothing prevents CITI from providing BSD licensed code
>and then 6 months later sueing everyone who used it. I don't see CITI
>doing that but the basic problem is still there.

        Sure something prevents them. You can't induce people to violate your patent
and then complain when they do what you induced them to do. Remember Rambus?


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