Re: [Consortium] Linuxaudio.org Management Board

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To: jaromil <jaromil@...>
Cc: <consortium@...>, Jaroslav Kysela <perex@...>, Dominic Mazzoni <dominic@...>, Duval <gduval@...>, Benno Senoner <sbenno@...>, Paul Davis <paul@...>, Len Moskowitz <vze24hrw@...>, 4Front Technologies <dev@...>
Date: Thursday, February 19, 2004 - 4:26 am

I agree that many organizations can't/won't sign up to that
restriction. I would think that we're probably only talking about
copyright infringement (including GPL issues), and patent infringement.
Copyright infringement shouldn't be an issue for a company using
proprietary code since we won't be seeing it anyway so we won't be
copying it. GPLed code could be used by a company that doesn't disclose
the source but, again, how would we know? The only real problem I can
see arising would be submarine patents. Those of us developing Open
Source code probably won't be filing patents ;-) Are these the only
issues or am I missing something?

Jan

On Wed, 2004-02-18 at 10:36, jaromil wrote:

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Re: [Consortium] Linuxaudio.org Management Board, Andreas Kuckartz, (Wed Feb 18, 10:10 pm)
[Consortium] Linuxaudio.org staff updates, Ivica Ico Bukvic, (Mon Nov 27, 9:39 am)
[Consortium] Re: Linuxaudio.org staff updates, Dan Easley, (Thu Nov 30, 12:08 pm)
Re: [Consortium] Linuxaudio.org Management Board, jaromil, (Wed Feb 18, 10:28 pm)
Re: [Consortium] Linuxaudio.org Management Board, Daniel James, (Thu Feb 19, 7:56 pm)
Re: [Consortium] Linuxaudio.org Management Board, Jan Depner, (Thu Feb 19, 4:26 am)
Re: [Consortium] Linuxaudio.org Management Board, Andrea Glorioso, (Thu Feb 19, 7:03 pm)
Re: [Consortium] Linuxaudio.org Management Board, Andrea Glorioso, (Fri Feb 20, 12:04 am)
Re: [Consortium] Linuxaudio.org Management Board, Dave Phillips, (Thu Feb 19, 7:19 pm)