Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: Rockbox Intellectual Property question
From: Kjell Ericson (Kjell.Ericson_at_haxx.se)
On Tue, 20 May 2003, ds2list wrote:
> so that a company like Apple/Creative would think twice before copying a new
It's not really within my philosophy to protect others to copy Rockbox
> Or is the philosophy of the project to allow this kind of "borrowing"?
I would say that idea borrowing is all okey. After all, we have borrowed a
> Are unique features of an open-source project "patentable" by the project?
If it is unique then why not? (don't know every patent law that exist though).
I haven't tried the Talkbox in my player, but is the core idea much different
...not saying that even that wouldn't be patentable in some countries :-)
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