On Friday 28 May 2004, tim at birdsnest.maths.tcd.ie (Timothy Murphy) wrote:
>> Her answer was "You must be one of those LINUX fanatics." Which she
>> pronounced LIE-NOX.
>>I don't think there is anything wrong with opposition to software patents
>being associated with Linux.
Like it or not, it means that the attitude of our deputy prime minister is
that opposition to software patents comes only from fanatics. It doesn't
matter whether they are LINUX fanatics, or LIE-NOX fanatics, or members of the
monster raving loony party - the sad fact is that history shows us that the
only kind of fanatics who get listened to by governments are the kind who are
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