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SubjectRe: [RFC] Should we create a raw input interface for IR's ? - Was: Re: [PATCH 1/3 v2] lirc core device driver infrastructure
Jarod Wilson wrote:
> On Nov 26, 2009, at 2:43 PM, Andy Walls wrote:
>
>> On Thu, 2009-11-26 at 12:05 -0200, Mauro Carvalho Chehab wrote:

>> Maybe I'm being too conservative here, but I have a personal interest in
>> keeping Linux free and unencumbered even in the US which, I cannot deny,
>> has a patent system that is screwed up.
>
> So I had one of the people who does all the license and patent audits for
> Fedora packages look at the Philips patent on RC-6. He's 100% positive
> that the patent *only* covers hardware, there should be no problem whatsoever
> writing a software decoder for RC-6.

That's good!

Cheers,
Mauro.



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