[Typo3] EU software patents vote
headhunterxiii at yahoo.ca
Mon Jun 27 14:25:51 CEST 2005
I realise this is off topic, but I wanted to make sure we were all aware
In the next 10 days there is likely to be voting on software patenting
in the EU. And yes, I know there is a banner at the bottom of the
typo3.org home page but I'm not sure many people see it there. Not only
that but we might not remember it right now when we probably need to
most be aware of it.
So with only the next few days that are left with this topic before it
is voted on, I just want to remind all users and new users who might be
unaware about this that you need to be involved (or at least aware of
it). Especially as it could have an impact upon us all.
Please take the time to read the past two discussions in the mailing
list and see how it has effected others, and how it may affect you as T3
users and typo3 overall. I believe the general consensus is that it will
probably have a detrimental effect on us, or why else would it be on the
More information in general can be found here:
Then make an informed decision. You can either try to do something or
choose to not be involved - but at least be aware. Hopefully you will
do the few things that you can.
If anyone disagrees with this post, then my apologies. I'm not looking
for an argument regarding the validity or pro vs. con of patents, I only
want to remind all of what is going on.
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