Software patent protest, could kde participate ?

Andreas Pour pour at
Wed Aug 27 14:45:02 BST 2003

David Faure wrote:
> On Wednesday 27 August 2003 04:47, Christopher Molnar wrote:
> > Just the comment that people who go to KDE should get to KDE.  I really
> > do not think we should auto-redirect. Some companies that use/support
> > KDE may have some software patents. Shouldn't KDE remain neutral?
> Sure, remain neutral... until you get sued, and wish you had been a bit less
> neutral in the past towards the abomination of software patents.

Exactly, the problem is that one may not be able to "get to KDE" in the future
b/c software patents may make KDE, and free software in general, impossible.

That said, the front page at is really much better :-/,
though that could use a few improvements as well.



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