Subject: Re: Firmware and kernel image compression
To: NetBSD Kernel Technical Discussion List <tech-kern@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Kamal Prasad <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 09/17/2002 10:32:39
> (and of course software/algorithm patents are not
> universal -- they
> still only protect the very idea itself in certain
> jurisdictions where
> they have been granted)

it is possible to apply for a universal patent for sw.
but it costs a lot of money.

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