[Mageia-dev] Tainted build
rdalverny at gmail.com
Tue May 31 16:38:07 CEST 2011
On Tue, May 31, 2011 at 16:31, andre999 <andr55 at laposte.net> wrote:
> Michael Scherer a écrit :
>> Supixel rendering, there is a patent on it :
> The reference is from September 2006, almost 5 years old. There is no
> indication of expiry dates, and rather limited details on the patent claims
> involved, apparently now held by Microsoft. (The further link to Microsoft
> is no longer valid.)
> It would seem advisable to have more info before making a decision.
And you're welcome to search for it and document this situation. Such as with:
Said patents are due to expire in 2018/19 according to these sources.
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