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RE: [SLUG] resizing scanned correspondence images
- To: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: RE: [SLUG] resizing scanned correspondence images
- From: "Adelle Hartley" <adelle@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 1 Feb 2005 14:40:26 +1100
- Thread-index: AcUICbOMCTaPujEjRcC80M3nGM7cBwABb82g
> > Do you suppose the LZW patents are among the 500 patents recently
> > donated to the world by IBM?
> Nope. The patents were owned by Unisys and they didn't renew them.
I know the Unisys patents expired, but it is my understanding that IBM also
have related patents which don't expire until 2006. Unlike Unisys, they've
never tried to use them (AFAIK).