Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: Amused by Apple's latest adverts
Re: Amused by Apple's latest adverts
From: Thomas Martitz <thomas.martitz_at_fhtw-berlin.de>
Date: Wed, 11 Mar 2009 15:37:24 +0100
Dave Woyciesjes schrieb:
> Dave Woyciesjes wrote:
>> Daniel Stenberg wrote:
>>> On Wed, 11 Mar 2009, Camilo Mesias wrote:
>>>> What does the Rockbox world think of the shuffle feature?
>>> This particular person thinks this:
>> Well, there is a process of getting info to the Patent Office
>> about the prior art. This would probably be a task for the higher ups
>> in the Rockbox org, they could probably get help or advice from the
>> lawyers of the FSF....
>> It should be pursued, as far as I'm concerned....
> Ah, here we go:
There's no violation of the GPL. They "just" patented a feature that
Rockbox had long before. GPL violation was if they actually used our
code too (which I tend to doubt).
Received on 2009-03-11