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SubjectRe: Tux2 - evil patents sighted
In article <> Daniel Phillips wrote:

> It is important that all technology used in GPL software be free of
> patent restrictions.


For another fine example of GPL technology covered by a parent, check out:

This a patent filed by Sun in June 1997 and awarded in April 2000 which
covers very well the ethernet bonding device in Linux 2.2.x.

I wonder if the equalizer device present in Linux kernels since before
1996 could count as prior art. IANAL, of course.


It is better to keep your mouth shut and be thought a fool,
than to open it and remove all doubt.
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