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    SubjectRe: Why DRM exists [was Re: Flame Linus to a crisp!]
    On Mon, Apr 28, 2003 at 03:22:31PM -0500, Chris Adams wrote:
    > Once upon a time, Larry McVoy <> said:
    > > Sometimes. If you sit down with product A and use it in the process
    > > of creating product B which does what product A does, the courts have
    > > held that you can't copy look-and-feel for example.
    > Please site a successful ruling to that effect. In the two most
    > well-known look-and-feel court cases, Apple lost their suit against
    > Microsoft, and Lotus lost theirs (on appeal) against Borland.

    It was written up on slashdot in the last year or so, I think it was
    some GUI thing maybe with Adobe. Poke around, if you can't find it
    I'll go look.
    Larry McVoy lm at
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