dev builds
themes manual
device status forums
mailing lists
IRC bugs
dev guide

Rockbox mail archive

Subject: Re: Amused by Apple's latest adverts

Re: Amused by Apple's latest adverts

From: Dave Woyciesjes <>
Date: Wed, 11 Mar 2009 11:12:52 -0400

Camilo Mesias wrote:
> Is there a sort of detente regarding patents, between the companies
> that rely on them and those organisations who would rather not be
> involved?
> I imagine that Apple could expend a lot of legal effort matching up
> their IP portfolio against projects like Rockbox; that effort could be
> hard to justify from a commercial point of view.
> Similarly Rockbox could pursue Apple's patent claiming prior art, but
> if you recognise one patent, shouldn't you recognise them all? And
> that's something that wouldn't be in the interests of Rockbox.
> Just MHO
> -Cam

True, but like I said before, maybe the FSF can help in some manner to
give Apple a public slap?

--- Dave Woyciesjes
--- ICQ# 905818
--- AIM - woyciesjes
--- CompTIA A+ Certified IT Tech -
--- HDI Certified Support Center Analyst -
"From there to here,
 From here to there,
Funny things
are everywhere."
--- Dr. Seuss
Received on 2009-03-11

Page was last modified "Jan 10 2012" The Rockbox Crew