[REBOL] Re: REBOL may be in violation of MS patent...
From: lmecir::mbox::vol::cz at: 20-Nov-2004 9:25
Joel Neely napsal(a):
>Ladislav Mecir wrote:
>>OTOH, I am not seeing any Rebol operator that tries "to determine if two
>>variables point to the same location in memory" :-), although the bugs
>>in documentation (corrected now at least at some places) tried to
>>suggest something like that.
>uSoft doesn't know the distinction you're making. ;-)
>In fact, a section heading in the patent (just above section )
> System and Method for Performing an Object
> Non-Equivalence Comparison
>and that reminds me of a common operation in MANY languages (REBOL
>included) whether we concern ourselves with memory addresses as the
>means of implementation or not.
Pure madness (YMMV).
An excerpt from AltMe discussion:
Erru: Hey, *I* invented that operator! (really!)