[Mageia-dev] About panotools patent problem (and other problematic rpms)

Michael Scherer misc at zarb.org
Fri Feb 18 10:57:32 CET 2011

Le vendredi 18 février 2011 à 10:13 +0100, Philippe DIDIER a écrit :
> Hi everybody !
> Just seen that mikala added panotools in the repository . (some
> algorythms library to build panoramic photographs)
> Very happy with this ! (thanks a lot...)
> That's one of the first patent problems we may encounter :
> Long time ago, iPIX, a company from USA muliplied patent lawsuit against
> these free algorythms inventor and photographers using them (this
> company is now dead because of bankruptcy but the patent problem is
> still live... )

Well, who own the patents now ?

Michael Scherer

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