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    Alan Cox wrote:
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    > Unless you are a qualified US patent lawyer you are (in the eyes of the US
    > legal system) not qualified to judge that and a court would reject any statement
    > of that nature from a mere programmer ....
    >
    > Fun isnt it.

    Yep... and by looking at it you add a huge amount of liability to
    yourself and the company you work for (triples damages). So playing dumb
    and ignoring the patents is likely the best approach... which of course
    invalidates half of the purpose for US patent law anyways.

    Brian Macy

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