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From: Beman Dawes (beman_at_[hidden])
Date: 2000-10-20 10:21:03

Greg Colvin wrote:

>Of course, with the US Patent Office churning out thousands of
>software patents there is every chance that some Boost code already
>violates some patents. If so I wonder if Boost itself is liable, or
>if responsibility rests on those who use Boost to create an actual
>If Boost is liable what are we supposed to do about it?
>I myself refuse to read any patents, on the grounds that knowingly
>violating a patent is a worse crime than unknowingly doing so.

Let sleeping dogs lie.

We aren't lawyers; we could talk about patents all day but it would just be


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