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der Mouse mouse at Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA
Mon Aug 14 11:23:57 CDT 2006

>> [...] not patent encumbered like TIFF (it uses LZW compression.)
> Didn't the patent on LZW expire in 2003?  No encumbrance there.

"The" patent?  In what jurisdiction?  I know of one non-USA
jurisdiction in which LZW was patented (I read a copy of the patent at
a past job).

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