Re: [Debian-uk] Sun have (probably) patented apt-get
>>>>> "Turbo" == Turbo Fredriksson <email@example.com> writes:
Turbo> YEARS (!) ago I wrote the script that did the pre-upgrades
Turbo> to 'bo' (I _think_ it was to 'bo' any way :). It basically
Turbo> only ftp'd (or was it wget?) required packages from the
Turbo> Debian GNU/Linux FTP site(s), installed them and then
Turbo> allowed the user/admin to continue with the upgrade...
Turbo> Now, that seems like 'prior art' to me (even to apt-get :).
Did you publish it?
I think it only counts as prior-art if you published it in some public
forum (not sure of the exact criteria).
If it was a private thing, then it doesn't count.
Brian May <firstname.lastname@example.org>