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Re: Forgent starts litigating JPEG...

Anthony DeRobertis wrote:

> "Forgent Networks said Friday it sued 31 major hardware and software
> vendors, including Dell and Apple Computers, for allegedly infringing
> on its claim to an algorithm used in the popular JPEG picture file
> format."
> <http://www.wired.com/news/business/0,1367,63200,00.html?
> tw=wn_bizhead_1>
> They've started suing. Is JPEG any different than GIF was, especially
> if this whole mess is settled out of court or worse won by the
> plaintiff?

The JPEG patent expires October 9.

Just don't release until then.  :-)

There are none so blind as those who will not see.

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