FSF: Software Patent examples coordinator needed.
May 27, 2001, 23:20 (2 Talkback[s])
[ Thanks to Hugo
Gayosso for the info.]
The Free Software Foundation is looking for a volunteer to coordinate
the efforts to gather a list of cases where free software has been
harmed by software patents.
We already have a list of cases but we need to go through it (reading,
verifying, etc.) and generate a document that we can publish in our
The main tasks:
* Read the cases sent to us.
* Verify the facts.
* Help define a format for publishing.
* Generate the document that will be published.
* Coordinate with other organizations with similar goals to share
information and avoid duplication of effort.
Read the initial announcement by Richard M. Stallman requesting
example cases at:
If you are interested in helping with this task, please send an email
to: Hugo Gayosso
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