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From Nick Burch <n...@torchbox.com>
Subject Re: HDGF, chunks_parse_cmds.tbl, and GPLv3
Date Tue, 09 Dec 2008 16:31:49 GMT
On Tue, 9 Dec 2008, David Fisher wrote:
> There is the related legal question about whether or not any LZW 
> implementations might be infringing on the Unisys patent, or if that even 
> matters anymore.

I thought that all the key patents had now expired? 4,558,302 was the one 
that caused the main issues for gif, and that expired back in 2003 in the 
US, 2004 everywhere else

Nick

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