Saturday, July 28, 2012

More on Crunch vs. US Patent #20110115806

Doug has updated his blog -- he's now granting the open source community immunity from his patent (#20110115806, "High-Compression Texture Mapping"):

Here's a screenshot of this URL in its current state (as of 7/28/12 2:46 PM PST):

There are several unresolved issues (for starters, how long will this immunity last once this patent is sold?), but this is a move in the right direction. 

1 comment:

  1. Would be nice if he granted an actual conditional license to projects under specified licenses, not just immunity.