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From: David B. Held (dheld_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-12-29 01:20:22

"Alexander Terekhov" <terekhov_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> [...]
> Blake Stowell: C++ is one of the properties that SCO owns
> today and we frequently are approached by customers who
> wish to license C++ from us and we do charge for that. Those
> arrangements are done on a case-by-case basis with each
> customer and are not disclosed publicly. C++ licensing is
> currently part of SCO's SCOsource licensing program.
> [...]

What exactly does it mean for the C++ language to be an
intellectual property? Does that mean that you need a license
write a compiler for it? To write about the language itself?
Does it have a well-defined legal meaning at all?


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