BoycottNovell: Apple Files for Junk Patents, Stifling GNU/Linux Development
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Started by: zoobabzoobab
Date: 23 Nov 2007 17:24
Number of posts: 1
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Summary:
Of relevance to us is the fact that Linux is sometimes a victim. Consider Compiz-Fusion (this one used to speak about a an Aladdin lamp-like effect) and AWN (implementing stacks from Leopard) get crippled due to Apple patents, regardless of prior art. The developers implement features which they later decide not to deliver due to fear of Apple. It is worth appending a list of patent stories which we’ve collected about Apple.
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