Bob Sutor comments on the release of IBM patents to Open Source

Posted by VISITOR on Jan 13, 2005 10:46 AM EDT
IBM; By Bob Sutor
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Bob is the VP of IBM Standards. He says: "To be clear, this is not a "donation," but rather a pledge of the patents to seed and then maintain a patent commons for open source projects." Go here to see his other comments and his extensive list of links to articles on the subject from all the major developer and business publications. There is also a link to the Patent Description Document, which provides the nitty-gritty of the patent release.

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