MySQL founders: Kill all the patents 2005-04-21

Great article in eWeek on the anti patent views of two of the MySQL co-founders (and some notes on MySQL 5.0): MySQL Founders: Kill All the Patents

'[Patents] just stall innovation. Look at an extension of patents. I don't see any difference in a software program and a recipe in a book. It's the same thing to me as a programmer. It's them saying, "You're not allowed to write the sentence you're writing right now because somebody patented it."'

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