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Re: S3TC patent violation in multiple packages?

On Sat, Dec 25, 2010 at 13:58:10 +0100, Rudolf Polzer wrote:

> Hi,
> the S3TC texture compression scheme is covered by an US patent, as described in
> http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/nouveau/2010-March/005439.html

Lots of stuff is covered by US patents.

Debian mostly disregards patents which aren't actively enforced, I don't
think we should care about this until/unless the patent holder comes and
threatens us.


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