eWeek: Defending Open Source
Jan 27, 2005, 01:00 (2 Talkback[s])
"IBM, again playing its role as the 'friendly giant' of the
open-source community, recently granted access to 500 software
patents to any project that releases its code under an Open Source
"While IBM's unshackled intellectual property isn't likely, on
its own, to spur much new open-source development, it will help put
significant open-source projects on more stable ground..."