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Re: open watcom compiling gcc on win32
Devang Patel wrote:
On Jan 30, 2004, at 1:49 PM, Ian Lance Taylor wrote:
On the other hand, I've heard several times that Microsoft has
patented their vtable layout.
[ US Patent Number: 5,297,284]
That would make it impossible for gcc
to emulate it, unless Microsoft gave explicit permission
Don't be too quick to make legal conclusions of this type
unless you have a basis for doing so. I certainly see no
basis for such a conclusion from what I have seen.