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

>>>>> "Turbo" == Turbo Fredriksson <turbo@debian.org> 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 <bam@debian.org>

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