Subject: Re: Firmware and kernel image compression
To: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
From: Anders Magnusson <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 09/17/2002 12:35:49
> I don't think algorithms can be copyrighted.  Otherwise cleanrooming
> wouldn't be possible at all.
For sure they can. We have been involved in a bunch of algorithm patents,
for example for efficient packet classifications. Cleanroom implementations
are something separate from this.

-- Ragge