Subject: Re: DRI [was: Re: more summer of code fun]
To: Michael <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Tonnerre <email@example.com>
Date: 06/24/2005 23:19:32
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On Fri, Jun 24, 2005 at 05:16:49PM -0400, Michael wrote:
> > I just wanted to mention that there seem to be patent issues regarding
> > 3D graphics and stuff, so it might become necessary to mark the DRM
> > port non-US (and maybe non-EU after July 6th) and non-Japanese.
> Do you have any details about this?
As far as I know, Microsoft owns a bunch of patents concerning OpenGL and i=
implementation details, but I can't verify this, because if I knew about it,
I would be obliged to destroy my source code, so I don't have neither the
patent numbers nor the details.
(The patents originate from SGI)
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