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From: Alexander Terekhov (terekhov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-03-21 08:55:18

Hugh Wimberly wrote:
> Woah. I didn't really expect that response. The reason I initially asked is
> that I remember a few years back when a substantial portion of the code to
> Windows 2000 (I think?) was leaked, and some people expressed concerns that
> they could be exposed to lawsuits if they even looked at the code and then
> at a later date wrote some code for an operating system that performed
> something similar. However, I think those concerns (if they make sense at
> all) would be more over patent law than copyright law.

Patents aside for a moment, see

and especially


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