[OSGeo-Discuss] Fw: Re: New Google Mapping Patent

Paulo Marcondes paulomarcondes at gmail.com
Tue Jan 9 10:02:22 PST 2007

2007/1/9, mdragon at ciesas-golfo.edu.mx <mdragon at ciesas-golfo.edu.mx>:

> I don't like this patent mess either, and I agree with those who think
> that large business might be only looking for legal protection. In any
> case I think we should talk to Google and get their standing point. IMHO
> they haven't been against FOSS before, they actually depend on it.

Like getting an irrevocable, perpetual, no-cost license to any
geospatial related patent they own or may own. =]

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