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Re: [Debian-uk] Sun have (probably) patented apt-get

* Turbo Fredriksson:

> YEARS (!) ago I wrote the script that did the pre-upgrades to 'bo' (I _think_
> it was to 'bo' any way :). It basically only ftp'd (or was it wget?)
> required packages from the Debian GNU/Linux FTP site(s), installed them
> and then allowed the user/admin to continue with the upgrade...
> Now, that seems like 'prior art' to me (even to apt-get :).

Alas, the patent is about software testing frameworks, and not about
software distribution.

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