Hercules (IBM emulator) under threat?
bdwheele at indiana.edu
Thu Apr 8 14:44:09 CDT 2010
On Thu, 2010-04-08 at 12:43 -0600, Eric Smith wrote:
> The TurboHercules people wrote a snotty letter to IBM along
> the lines of "nyah, nyah, we can use your processor architecture because
> it isn't patented", and IBM pointed out that they do in fact have a
> bunch of patents on it, which TurboHercules *might* be infringing.
And I think this is the key here. As soon as IBM replied it got covered
on a pile of open source websites as "IBM hates open source" which
seemed a bit fishy considering how much money they make from it...
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