[Mono-list] something general about software patents

A Rafael D Teixeira rafaelteixeirabr@hotmail.com
Thu, 14 Mar 2002 11:49:20 -0300

>From: Daniel Stodden <stodden@in.tum.de>

>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...

Rafael Teixeira
Brazilian Developer

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