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Re: JPEG patent, removal from FC2?



On Sun, 25 Apr 2004, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> BTW I think one of the big licensors is Sony, and I doubt they'd be
> thrilled if support for their cameras was removed from OSs because of
> zealous patent enforcement. At this point they might decide supporting
> this patent was a bad idea after all, so it probably will never come to
> this. (especially given they are all about to expire)

Just a hunch: I guess Sony doesn't give a rat's ass about whether 
Fedora Core supports JPEG or not. :)

95-99% of their digital camera are happy Windows users, and to the 
rest they can say, "just get the support from somewhere."

-- 
Pekka Savola                 "You each name yourselves king, yet the
Netcore Oy                    kingdom bleeds."
Systems. Networks. Security. -- George R.R. Martin: A Clash of Kings



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