Re: Linux stifles innovation...

From: Michael H. Warfield (
Date: Fri Feb 16 2001 - 19:41:21 EST

On Fri, Feb 16, 2001 at 04:35:02PM -0800, Dan Hollis wrote:
> On Fri, 16 Feb 2001, Carlos Fernandez Sanz wrote:
> > I did some research on the patent database and found nothing regarding such
> > a patent. There's patent on word processors (not the concept but related to)
> > and uses tab on the description...and that patent is from 1980.

> You know XOR is patented (yes, the logical bit operation XOR).

        But wasn't that Xerox that had that? Yeah, the same ones that
screwed us over with the compression patent that shot .gif images out
of the sky. There was inovation for you.

> -Dan


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