Re: reverse engineering thousands of colors mode?

Hanno Mueller writes:

 > > Would there be a problem (legally) distributing source code containing
 > > this information? 
 > The VIDEC compression used in 1000s of colours mode is patented (or patent
 > pending, I don't know exactly). As far as I know - yes, there IS a legal
 > problem.

Oh yeah, sure, like Connectix is going to say "Please stop using our product!"

And how long do you think a policy such as that would last once the
stockholders (or investors) got wind of it?  The person behind that
policy would be shown the door so fast he wouldn't have time to open
it, nor clean out his desk.  They would *burn* the contents of his
desk, and fumigate his cubicle.

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