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Comment: Re: Perhaps there should be a bit of summary. (Score 1) 278

by zevans (#44765455) Attached to: Jury Finds Google Guilty of Standards-Essential Patents Abuse Against MS

Not sure of the European situation but in the UK if you attempted to sue without some level of negotiation first your case would be thrown out as vexatious.

Conversely if you sue someone on the basis they have ignored multiple reasonable proposals out of court the court will favour you heavily.

To the systems programmer, users and applications serve only to provide a test load.