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Re: lzw patent search (fwd)

On Tue, Mar 11, 2003 at 09:31:07AM -0600, Drew Scott Daniels wrote:
> Hmm, did they just tell me that there were other patents to scare me?

Maybe they meant the IBM patent on LZW :-)

Have you seen http://cloanto.com/users/mcb/19950127giflzw.html ?
("The GIF Controversy: A Software Developer's Perspective")
It has a paragraph about this.  Apparently LZW has been patented
multiple times, a tribute to the skill and thoroughness of the
patent office.

Richard Braakman

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