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walks:

Please can people take the time to slow down and read everything *properly*. A lot of the arguing going on is because assorted people (on both sides) are misquoting things and then other people are taking the misquotes as absolute truth. In this case, Walks said:

"To join in the speculation: when I read the comment that Castle had bought the RISC OS technology, but not the IP"...

But if you read the Pace press release, it says:

"Castle Technology Ltd today announced the purchase of the RISC OS technology from Pace Micro Technology plc. The transaction involves the payment of an undisclosed cash sum, ongoing technical support for Pace`s existing products and the grant of a licence back to Pace for intellectual property rights."

Which means that CTL own the OS - both technology and IP, but have licensed Pace to use it (which is a fairly standard clause in these things).

Pace no longer own any part of RISC OS. They have a licence (issued by Castle) to use/sell it, but that's not involved in the current dispute and therefore *neither are they*. Pace have nothing to do with this....

 is a RISC OS Userchrisj on 17/06/04 01:07AM
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