Good gamesmanship, too
Posted Dec 3, 2008 19:05 UTC (Wed) by dmarti
In reply to: KSM runs into patent trouble
Parent article: KSM runs into patent trouble
If they license for GPL implementation right away, it sidelines some important stakeholders who would otherwise have an incentive for patent-busting. Then they're free to use the patent as a bargaining chip for cross-licensing with proprietary vendors, or as a revenue tool.
Don't cut packing tape with your good kitchen knife if you want to keep it good.
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