[Fsfe-ie] Possible opinion formers: academics

James Heald j.heald at ucl.ac.uk
Wed Dec 3 14:12:01 CET 2003

If we're looking for a way into the technology transfer people at TCD, I 
wonder if Iona (http://www.iona.com/) might be onside.

They specialise in systems integration based on Open Standards (Corba, 
J2EE etc) running on a variety of platforms including Linux -- so 
potentially directly threatened by software patents.

According to the page at TCD,
"Iona is a prestigious software company which was developed from 
research into distributed systems at Trinity in 1991. Dr Chris Horn, a 
former lecturer in the Department of Computer Science, serves as 
Managing Director. Iona was launched on NASDAQ in February 1997 and has 
over 500 employees worldwide".

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