|patenting compiler technology email@example.com (zeng jane) (2010-01-04)|
|Re: patenting compiler technology derek@_NOSPAM_knosof.co.uk (Derek M. Jones) (2010-01-05)|
|Re: patenting compiler technology firstname.lastname@example.org (rcmetzger) (2010-01-06)|
|Re: patenting compiler technology email@example.com (George Neuner) (2010-01-11)|
|Re: patenting compiler technology firstname.lastname@example.org (glen herrmannsfeldt) (2010-01-14)|
|Re: patenting compiler technology email@example.com (Jeremy Wright) (2010-01-14)|
|Re: patenting compiler technology firstname.lastname@example.org (Paul Biggar) (2010-01-16)|
|From:||"Derek M. Jones" <derek@_NOSPAM_knosof.co.uk>|
|Date:||Tue, 05 Jan 2010 19:40:50 +0000|
|Posted-Date:||08 Jan 2010 10:14:53 EST|
> [I can think of a handful of patents, all about register allocation.
> As far as I can tell, nobody's ever made money from them, mostly
> useful as defense against future patent trolls. This came up 15
> years ago. See http://compilers.iecc.com/comparch/article/95-11-214
Actually there are a surprising number of patents covering
various forms of code generation and analysis. Search
using some obvious phrases.
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