OASIS Protects Open Source Developers From Software Patents

Article Source FOSSBazaar
June 8, 2009, 9:00 am

Simon Phipps covers news from OASIS, the Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards: “Some of you may remember a fuss that was made a few years ago by some open source people over the copyright and patent policy used by OASIS, the computer protocols standards body. OASIS seems to have taken it to heart, because it has today announced what looks to me like the perfect basis for technology standards in an open source world.”