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Re: RC4 compatibility testing
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> Date: Thu, 15 Sep 1994 08:26:18 -0700
> From: Hal <[email protected]>
> don't they have one year from the date of first publication to apply for
> a patent?
that's in the us. many countries do not recognize post-publication patents.
> It seems that this could count as first publication
could someone who knows comment on what us patent law considers publication?
> As I said before, the NSA has indicated similar plans if Clipper is
> ever reverse engineered.
if they did, would it be legal to use unlicensed free software for-educational-
purposes-only implementations imported to the us from europe?
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