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From Gilles Sadowski <>
Subject Re: [math] new pseudo random number generators
Date Mon, 20 Sep 2010 13:16:46 GMT
> [...]
> Sounds OK, but we should verify somehow that the algorithm itself is
> not patented.  [...]

This is probably not the place to start a discussion on the difference
between patent and copyright :-}
Copyright can apply to source code; neither patent nor copyright should
apply to algorithms (even though American patent law has been subverted
in order to include them).

Does the Apache foundation give in to this "IP" bull<snip> ?


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