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Re: Question regarding Microsoft patent on file synchronization

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_red-bean.com>
Date: 2007-04-23 22:49:37 CEST

"Tom Malia" <tommalia@ttdsinc.com> writes:
> I'm no lawyer by any means, but I'm just curious. Seems like that
> regardless of it's original merits, does the fact that they now actually
> have the patent mean that they can potentially make serious trouble?

The reason I'm not too worried is that there would be tremendous
negative publicity for Microsoft if they sued the Subversion project,
or any open source project, for infringing this (bogus) patent.

-Karl

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