Subject: Re: graphics/gd
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List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/27/1999 08:23:39
On Fri, 27 Aug 1999, Alistair G. Crooks wrote:

> *** Individual's views on the validity of software patents are moot. ***
I agree.  I just was unsure of how that patent affected us, but I think
you're right that we need to err in the side of caution here.

> It has nothing to do with copyright, but everything to do with
> patents.  However, as a precaution, and, as I just noticed PR 7969
> pointing out the situation yesterday - so I'm behind on things,
> OK? - I upgraded the package to the latest version straight away.
wow.  That was fast.  Looks like you've already fixed some (the ones I
looked at) of the other packages that depend on gd.