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Linux Foundation To Take Stab At 3D Patent Issue
Now, however, it looks like the Linux Foundation could get involved along with the Open Invention Network (OIN) to hopefully reach a proper agreement with the patent/IP holders. Greg Kroah-Hartman brought this 3D patent issue up with the Linux Foundation Technical Advisory Board to see what can be done. At this time they are still setting up a meeting.
The thread to follow is on the mesa3d-dev list.