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ZDNet UK: Linux gurus congratulate BT on patent nonsense

Jun 22, 2000, 13:05 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Will Knight)

"A consortium of European Linux companies has congratulated BT for attempting to patent hyperlink technology in an open letter published today."

"The EuroLinux consortium say BT should complimented for "providing the world with a brilliant proof of the absurdity of software patents".

"BT has come under considerable criticism in recent days for attempting to exploit a US patent on hyperlinks, the technology that allows users to navigate between Internet pages."

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