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SubjectRe: Over Reaction! [Re: patent on O_ATOMICLOOKUP [Re: [PATCH] loopable tmpfs (2.4.17)]]
> Obviously it would be in everyone's best interest to set a position of
> live and let live. Everyone assumes they are going to do the wrong thing,
> and that shows how the general community is thinking how do I get my piece
> of the pie. I guess we have reached the level of BSD now.

Perhaps I didn't take enough care in emphasizing
>> I don't mean to accuse Red Hat of anything in advance of the evidence

I'm worried, but still hopeful. For starters, Alan Cox is on the inside,
and I own T-shirts describing his opinion on software patents.

I just wanted to echo Adam Richter's statement that Red Hat's actions
are going to have broad consequences, and I hope they'll think about
them carefully. He showed remarkable insight, and expressed it very
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