ZDNet: Red Hat CEO: End 'Deception and Rumor'
Aug 07, 2003, 18:00 (10 Talkback[s])
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"Q: On a gut level, what was your reason for filing the
lawsuit. Were you simply fed up?
"A: Seeing the sacrifice at Red Hat and in the
open-source development community, it finally got to a point where
we just said enough was enough.
"What do you think is at stake for the future of
"I don't know if I have that kind of insight into the future of
Linux specifically. There are a couple of important things going
on. One is a challenge to the question of intellectual property as
it relates to the development paradigm, as it relates to the
physical code base and most important, the association with patent
law and copyright law to be reviewed within the context of open
source and the development process..."