[Openicc] CxF and open source (non?) compatibility

Kai-Uwe Behrmann ku.b at gmx.de
Tue May 13 09:30:10 PDT 2008

For me the question is, can ICC Examin parse CxF tags for profile 
checking and handling or Oyranos integration?

The CxF formulation is not clear to me. A new BSD or MIT assignment to 
the spec with a clear statement about patent exclusion would had helped.

kind regards
Kai-Uwe Behrmann
developing for colour management 
www.behrmann.name + www.oyranos.org

Am 14.05.08, 00:29 +1000 schrieb Graeme Gill:

> Hubert Figuiere wrote:
> > Whether the patents are valid or not is a different story. Most patent
> > are just FUD to ask for a protection fee. It is like mobster. "You pay
> > me every week, or I burn down your shoppe."
> But by definition, USA patents only apply to the USA, and
> currently the USA has an unusually wide interpretation of
> what matter is patentable. In most other countries, algorithms
> and business methods are not patentable.
> Graeme Gill.

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