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From: Dora Scilipoti
Subject: www/philosophy stallman-mec-india.html
Date: Thu, 04 Oct 2012 20:13:02 +0000

CVSROOT:        /web/www
Module name:    www
Changes by:     Dora Scilipoti <dora>   12/10/04 20:13:02

Modified files:
        philosophy     : stallman-mec-india.html 

Log message:
        Fix typos (RT #773610).


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@@ -246,7 +246,7 @@
 it wasn't new.  But that doesn't matter, he had a monopoly.</p> 
 <p> Eventually we found another compression algorithm which is used in the 
-program that's known as GISA.  But this illustrates the danger that you 
+program that's known as GZIP.  But this illustrates the danger that you 
 face: even if you had unlimited resources, you couldn't find out about 
 all the patents that might endanger your project.  But you can find out 
 about the issued patents because they are published by the patent office. 
@@ -510,7 +510,7 @@
 the reason is that they own many patents themselves and they use them 
 to force cross-licensing.  What does this mean?  Well, essentially the 
 only defense against patents is deterrence: you have to have patents of 
-your own, then you hope that if somebody points a patent you, you will 
+your own, then you hope that if somebody points a patent at you, you will 
 be able point a patent back and say &ldquo;don't sue me, because I'll 
 sue you.&rdquo;</p> 
@@ -626,7 +626,7 @@
 I saw a Supreme Court decision from something like 1954, which had a 
 long list of patents that were invalidated by the Supreme Court starting 
 in the 1800's.  And they were utterly ridiculous, like making a certain 
-shape of doorknob out of rubber, when previously they've been made out 
+shape of doorknob out of rubber, when previously they'd been made out 
 of wood.  And this decision rebuked the patent system for going far, 
 far away from the proper standards.  And they just keep on doing it.</p> 
@@ -2128,7 +2128,7 @@
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