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.  

Ruben






More information about the DCC mailing list

Contact vjs@rhyolite.com by mail or use the form.