[Mono-list] something general about software patents
Thu, 14 Mar 2002 15:18:55 +0000 (GMT)
Wow, that sounds like Java ;)
I have no experience with patents. Are they all intentionally this vague?
--- Guenther Roith <email@example.com> wrote:
> This is a patent by ms on "Safe general purpose virtual machine computing
> system "
> Could it be the patent concerning the core of .net?
> United States Patent 6,151,618
> A safe general purpose virtual machine computing system having a general
> purpose memory protection model that is hardware architecture and
> programming language independent. The safe general purpose virtual machine
> computing system is software based to facilitate operation on hardware
> architectures that otherwise would prevent the exchange and successful
> execution of mobile code programs from one computer system to another. The
> safe general purpose virtual machine computing system also facilitates
> generating Bytecode Reduced Instruction Set Computer (BRISC) compressed
> mobile code that can be compiled or translated into executable code very
> quickly in addition to being compact for transmission purposes, and that is
> prevented from accessing unauthorized memory locations due to Software Fault
> Isolation techniques implemented in the code.
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