Tuesday, January 27, 2004

IBM patents method for paying open source volunteers

IBM patents method for paying open source volunteers: "A PATENT IBM was granted last December is for an 'invention' that allows independent programmers who might work together to produce a unified software product.
In fact, the patent, 6,658,642 goes further and gives examples such as open source software development such as Linux as the basis for its patent."
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