Re: Mono and GNOME. The long reply.

On Wed, Feb 06, 2002 at 09:19:43AM -0500, Alan Cox wrote:
> Be assured that the day they decide you are a nuisance the VM will acquire
> a patented neat feature that kills you off. Just ask the Samba people.

How can they patent a chunk of the APIs? If it's just a whole bunch 
of class interfaces I don't see how they could tie it to a particular 
patented implementation.

If, for example they created a class that dealt entirely with GIF 
images specifically there are ways around it; didn't someone implement 
GIF without using LZW?

Grahame Bowland <grahame azale net>

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