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Re: Competing Robin Hood Linux

From: Merijn de Weerd
Subject: Re: Competing Robin Hood Linux
Date: Mon, 06 Nov 2006 17:37:05 +0100
User-agent: slrn/ (FreeBSD)

On 2006-11-06, Alexander Terekhov <> wrote:
> Merijn de Weerd wrote:
>> On 2006-11-06, Alexander Terekhov <> wrote:
>> > We still believe that we will be the dominant player in the Linux
>> > market, because by that time there won't be any other Linux players.
>> > ------
>> >
>> > Hm... is this an invitation for Wallace to file another action under
>> > Sherman Act 2 monopolization (in addition to his current section 1
> ------
> Section 2. Monopolizing trade a felony; penalty

Like I said, stupid even for you. Do you know the difference
between 'dominant' and 'monopolizing'?

> Sure, if you don't break the law in the process (trying to obtain or
> maintain a dominant position in a market). The essence of Wallace's 
> complaint is that the GPL does break the law being an illegal predatory
> IP price fixing restraint (let's put aside MS workaround to monetize 
> MS patents while not contributing anything to the GPL pool and 
> distributing only coupons for the Novell's distro to which they've 
> attached a patent pledge for Novell's paying customers). Got it now?

Of course not. Here, have a hankie, you're drooling.


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