Patrick Durusau still doesn’t get it

OK, now Patrick Durusau is taking issue with Groklaw’s article about how RAND (Reasonable and Non Discriminatory) licensing of patents included in standards really do discriminate against FOSS (Free and Open Source Software). This time, Patrick is using the standard straw man argument.
Continue reading

Patrick Durusau doesn’t really get it.

For those of you who have been following the Office Open XML standards process, you may have heard of Patrick Durusau. For those of you who haven’t heard of him, he is the chair of the V1 group, which is the US representative group to the ISO (International Organization for Standards, and no, don’t ask why it is called ISO instead of IOS) JTC1/SC34 working group. That may be a bit much to say all at once, so take a breath, then continue on.
Continue reading