From: Sebastian Redl (sebastian.redl_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-11-23 15:38:26
Giovanni Piero Deretta wrote:
>  which in practice makes the patent useless, with the notable of
> exception of preventing others to patent the same idea.
The mere publication of the library does this, by virtue of being prior
art. The only advantage is that having a patent makes fighting the other
patent that much easier.
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