Re: Lets all be philosophers
Date: Sat, 22 Nov 2003 02:19:02 GMT
Russ Allbery wrote:
> In gnu.misc.discuss, Static Discharge <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>>You are, however, free to design your own circuits and hope that they
>>aren't too similar to patented or copyrighted materials. Ultimately,
>>the courts would decide if they are. You are free to disagree with the
>>courts, but they'll probably do what they do anyway.
> If you design them yourself, it doesn't make any difference if they're
> similar to other copyrighted materials or not. (This is not the case for
I think you're right. Thanks for the correction.
- Re: Lets all be philosophers
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