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- To: Florian dot Weimer at RUS dot Uni-Stuttgart dot DE, dewar at gnat dot com
- Subject: Re: VB
- From: dewar at gnat dot com
- Date: Wed, 31 Jan 2001 09:50:10 -0500 (EST)
- Cc: gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org
<<These patents undoubtedly cannot survive, they are entirely analogous
to the issues raised in the Borland/Lotus suite.
Oops, I thought I was replying just to Florian. The above should be
taken as just an informal viewpoint, I certainly am NOT an expert in
In any case, I don't think GCC wants to get into the business of
challenging microsoft patents, valid or not.
I actually think this is not such an essential feature in VB, so it
could be worked around.