[vorbis] PlusV

Jack Moffitt jack at xiph.org
Thu Oct 18 11:43:03 PDT 2001

> Your claim is, in essence, that the GPL wins in a conflict between it
> and a patent, and therefore the patent is effectively voided. This is
> not true. If the two conflict, then there may be no way to resolve the
> conflict. In other words, publishing patented material under the GPL may
> be a violation of law. The patent is not voided, nor is the GPL
> invalidated, but the person who created the conflict may be vulnerable
> to a lawsuit.

You've said this a bit better than I did.

I'm curious what this state is.  What are the legal ramifications of
being in this unresolved conflict?


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