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GNU is Not Unix

Patents: how do we keep software free?

Robert McMillan wrote to tell us that LinuxWorld just published an article Bruce Perens wrote about patents This will be a really important issue for the OSS community in the coming months. It would be really useful if OSS developers responded to it here so that those of us who are trying to find a good solution to the problem can gauge developers' opinion. If you want to be heard please state what you have coded so far... or write to Bruce Perens directly.
updated partents to patents (Oops)
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Patents: how do we keep software free?

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