Re: RTLinux patent
On Sun, Oct 15, 2000 at 11:56:41PM +0200, email@example.com wrote:
> the package rtlinux contains RTLinux. This is a real-time layer below the
> Linux kernel to provide a Linux operating system with real-time capabilities.
> In the documentation of version 3.0 of RTLinux a patent is mentioned
> (US Patent No. 5,995,745). This patent covers the underlying principle of
> Thus, the use of RTLinux has legal restrictions, and RTLinux must be removed
> from Debian.
A patent doesn't nessecarily imply legal restrictions on use. If the patent
is appropriately licensed, then there is no problem. More information is
needed before anything is done about this.
David Starner - firstname.lastname@example.org
And crawling, on the planet's face, some insects called the human race.
Lost in space, lost in time, and meaning.