DCC is patented

Ruben Safir ruben@mrbrklyn.com
Wed Oct 27 18:30:16 UTC 2004

> Actually, this patent looks pretty good to me.  I don't know of anyone
> else who was doing signature counts in 1998.  Do you?  Broad patents hold
> up fine if they're really novel.

It looks even worse than the SCO/IBM suit among many others.

It's just too broad.

> You don't have any idea how much it costs to defent a patent suit, even if
> you win, do you?

Yeah.  I've defended against them and won.  Do you think the cost of
defending a patent is a reason to submit to an unreasonable assertion.

Fuck That.  


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