|| ||Alan Cox <alan-AT-lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>|
|| ||Dmitri Monakhov <dmonakhov-AT-openvz.org>|
|| ||Re: [PATCH 0/4] ksm - dynamic page sharing driver for linux v2|
|| ||Fri, 28 Nov 2008 13:51:25 +0000|
|| ||Izik Eidus <ieidus-AT-redhat.com>, akpm-AT-linux-foundation.org,
kvm-AT-vger.kernel.org, aarcange-AT-redhat.com, chrisw-AT-redhat.com,
avi-AT-redhat.com, dlaor-AT-redhat.com, kamezawa.hiroyu-AT-jp.fujitsu.com,
> You have implemented second one, but seems it already was patented
> I'm not a lawyer but IMHO we have direct conflict here.
> >From other point of view they have patented the WEEL, but at least we
> have to know about this.
Its an old idea and appeared for Linux in March 1998: Little project from
Philipp Reisner called "mergemem".
so if there is a patent which is relevant (and thats a question for
lawyers and legal patent search people) perhaps the Linux Foundation and
some of the patent busters could take a look at mergemem and
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