Re: Software Patents
On Sun, 16 Nov 2003 00:05:01 -0500,
Carl Fink <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> On Sat, Nov 15, 2003 at 08:57:32PM -0800, Loren M Lang wrote:
> > I'm preparing a pursuasive speech against software patents for my
> > class and I'm looking for information on patents that have had the
> > biggest impact to inhibit the use of software like the patent on the
> > lzw compression used in gif or the patent on xoring an image on to a
> > screen like apple was using on it's black and white macs for the
> > mouse pointer. Any information would be appreciated.
> I don't normally do homework, but have you looked at the Eolas patent
> on embedding in web pages?
..relax, unless Microsoft buys them, you'll see us join the weenies
defeat them in court, nose clamps 'n all.
..med vennlig hilsen = with Kind Regards from Arnt... ;-)
...with a number of polar bear hunters in his ancestry...
Scenarios always come in sets of three:
best case, worst case, and just in case.