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[REBOL] Re: JPEG patent

From: carl:cybercraft at: 19-Jul-2002 10:24

On 19-Jul-02, Chris wrote:
> Hi, > Have REBOL got a license for JPEG? > > JPEGs are not free: Patent holder pursues IP grab > Yes, just when you thought the software patents stupidity couldn't > get any worse....
(: The article is talking about "transmitting", with streaming being what they're interested in long-term I suspect. REBOL can only read JPGs, so, maybe it doesn't qualify? How was the GIF patent sorted out? Is it that you need a licence to both read & write them, or just for writing? -- Carl Read