Open Source Licenses and Embrace-Extend-Extinguish
matthew.flaschen at gatech.edu
Thu Feb 14 17:47:31 UTC 2008
msibley at itoperators.com wrote:
> Regarding protocols being copyrightable, I'm pretty sure they can be. They are
> just formats after all. Formats like DVD and GIF (or was it jpeg?) are
> legendary for their IP issues.
It's all three, but their "legend" (that's a generous term; I would
prefer infamous) is based on patents.
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