No, I won't pay. It's not my problem, and they can foot the bill. If they were wise, they would fund patent reform efforts as the most enduring way to prevent these disasters from continually arising. But they won't because they also benefit from the patent racket.
And even if Apple gets sued for patent infringement, that doesn't mean that the suit has merits -- experts already looked at the evidence surrounding Vorbis and patentability, and unanimously said "it's clear". > > That's not what Dave is meaning: If Apple gets sued for patent > infringement, will you pay however many billion USD they have to? If > you truly believe there are no patents covering Ogg/etc. then you can > safely agree knowing that you'll never have to give away any of your > money. > > > -- > Geoffrey Sneddon > <http://gsnedders.com/> -- Manuel Amador (Rudd-O) <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Rudd-O.com - http://rudd-o.com/ GPG key ID 0xC8D28B92 at http://wwwkeys.pgp.net/ Q: How was Thomas J. Watson buried? A: 9 edge down.
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