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Kuhn: I Think I Just Got Patented

Feb 04, 2010, 12:33 (3 Talkback[s])

"Bradley Kuhn grumbles about Black Duck Software's recently-announced patent on the process of finding license incompatibilities. "Indeed, the process described is so simple-minded, that it's a waste of time in my view to spend time writing a software system to do it. With a few one-off 10-line Perl programs and a few greps, I've had a computer assist me with processes like this one many times since the late 1990s." Here's the full patent for the curious."

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