Re: [OT] Re: Geoworks and their patent
"KenNorth" <KenNorth@e...> writes: > > In general, though, are there any recent examples of the big tech > > companies (i.e. Microsoft, IBM, Sun, etc.) trying to enforce a > > software patent? I've always thought of software patents as a > > little-person thing, like spurious law suits or domain-name squatting > > -- in other words, something the the major U.S. corporations would > > like to see disappear. > > Unisys has been enforcing their patent on LZW encoding (compression). which > has caused some Web sites to drop GIF images. Perhaps unfairly, I wasn't counting Unisys as big any more. All the best, David -- David Megginson david@m... http://www.megginson.com/ xml-dev: A list for W3C XML Developers. To post, mailto:xml-dev@i... Archived as: http://www.lists.ic.ac.uk/hypermail/xml-dev/ or CD-ROM/ISBN 981-02-3594-1 Unsubscribe by posting to majordom@i... the message unsubscribe xml-dev (or) unsubscribe xml-dev your-subscribed-email@your-subscribed-address Please note: New list subscriptions now closed in preparation for transfer to OASIS.
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