He's a well-known FOSS advocate, and initiated the NoSoftwarePatents campaign.
While I can understand that you just skimmed it briefly, because it's long, I think your comment is a bit uninformed. His point in that article is that there should be no list at all, or that the definition should not be as arbitrary as it is.
However, he also links, in that paragraph, to a more detailed analysis, and I should maybe have linked to that article. To me, what I linked is already enough.