On Thu, 26 Feb 2004 09:42:09 -0500 Valdis.Kletnieks@... babbled:
> On Thu, 26 Feb 2004 17:13:07 +0900, Carsten Haitzler said:
> > as far as i'm concerned. *shrug*. the day Ms sues ANYONE (including me) i
> > will get up and fight this tooth & nail with everything i can find. i don't
> > like
> Your best bet is *right* *now* do the following:
> 1) Note the *filing* date on their patent.
> 2) Decide if your code was written before or after that date.
> 3) If before, drop the USPTO and Microsoft a note that says you have prior art
> for the patent in question.
> 4) If your code was written after, run like hell to someplace that has sane
> patent laws. :)
it was definitely written WELL before 2002. :) i'm safe. :)
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