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Re: A question about converting code to another programming language

* Arnoud Engelfriet:

>> It's possible that the patent refers to specific FORTRAN constructs,
>> such as storage layout of arrays, or syntactic elements of the
>> language.  This may bite you in the other direction, too.
> Perhaps, but I've never seen a patent like that. 

There are patents on certain Visual Basic language constructs, for
example.  Maybe one of them covers programs using these constructs
(and not just implementations of Visual Basic).

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