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Re: Here are some of my ideas for Fedora 8 and Fedora 9

Around 05:28pm on Sunday, July 08, 2007 (UK time), Les Mikesell scrawled:

> Which still leaves open the question of how many times you have to pay 
> to license the same patent for the same device, or whether you can 
> rearrange the bits in one licensed program?

Never!  As a user you do not buy a licence for the patent - you would
only do that if you were going to manufacturei (code)  and distribute
something that uses the patented process.  As a user you get a licence
to run the software (and maybe do other things with it, e.g. the GNU


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