[Mono-list] something general about software patents
A Rafael D Teixeira
Thu, 14 Mar 2002 11:49:20 -0300
>From: Daniel Stodden <email@example.com>
>did anyone ever take the time to investigate what exactly they filed?
>garbage collection? as far as i know the file has been closed as either
>solved or unsolvable years ago.
There´s a patent for "Incremental Garbage Collection" (on function/program
exit, garbage collect the portion of heap used by that function/program),
dated March 5, 2002, for example...
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