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PostPosted: Thu Mar 10, 2005 9:42 pm    Post subject: OMG it has started!!!!!! Sofrtware patents!!! Reply with quote

IT isn't even a law yet (has to be voted on) and already opensource projects are protecting/dying


http://www.mplayerhq.hu/homepage/index.html

what next. OK linux one a case with SCO but this is gonna be a biggy.
They are not even violating any patents - since none exist at the moment !!!!!!!!


when will this madness stop!!!
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 10, 2005 9:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This was discussed in a thread further down. The conclusion was that they aren't actually shut down they are just protesting the software patents.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 10, 2005 9:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

damb, missed that thread, better get teh mods to delete this one
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 10, 2005 11:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 10, 2005 11:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Anior wrote:
Cats wrote:
You are on the way to destruction.
You have no chance to survive make your time.
All your software are belong to us? :lol:
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 11, 2005 12:34 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

codergeek42 wrote:
All your software are belong to us? :lol:

All your code are belong to us
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 11, 2005 10:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

:arrow: mplayer closed?

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