Re: Spring Loaded Folders Reloaded

On 28 Feb 2003, Christophe Fergeau wrote:

> > 
> > However, looking at the Apple latest patent [1], it is clear that the 
> > patch would make Nautilus violates claim 1 of that patent.
> To my eyes, the more sensible thing to do with respect to patent is to
> never read any so that you can say you didn't know about it if there is
> some problems :)
> Moreover, this apple patent is probably valid in a few countries, and I
> don't think it's really fair to reject this patch because it's illegal
> in the us (and maybe a few other countries). You can #ifdef it out in
> the problematic countries if you want to be safe :)

That would mean you can't distribute nautilus.

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