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Re: GIF patent

by abell (Chaplain)
on Jun 18, 2003 at 22:09 UTC ( #267002=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to GIF patent

the licence will expire in France, Italy and Uk in one year

Is that true? As far as I know algorithms are not patentable in the European Union (and hopefully they will never be). What license are you referring to?

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Re: Re: GIF patent
by sauoq (Abbot) on Jun 19, 2003 at 01:45 UTC
    the licence will expire in France, Italy and Uk in one year
    Is that true?

    Yes, it's true. If you believe what Unisys has to say about it, anyway.

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