[OT] Free software versus software idea patents

Ethan Furman ethan at stoneleaf.us
Thu Apr 14 23:20:30 CEST 2011

Westley Martínez wrote:
> Also, why aren't Opera and Google criticized for their proprietary
> browsers (Chrome is essentially a proprietary front-end)? Is it because
> their browsers follow web standards, or is it because we have demonized
> Microsoft?

My biggest gripe with Microsoft as that they *don't* follow standards, 
which makes interoperability a nightmare.


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