somewhat OT: the return of decimal mode
bfranchuk at jetnet.ab.ca
Wed Oct 11 15:30:10 CDT 2006
Chuck Guzis wrote:
> On 10/11/2006 at 1:57 PM woodelf wrote:
>>No it is the way you pack the data.
> I can see how manipulating the data (and the circuitry involved therein)
> might be a basis for a patent, but how can one legitimately patent a
> representation of a number? How many of the required 100 states out of 128
> possible would have to overlap before I'm sued for infringement? Am I
> infringing more if I use Gray code, XS3, biquinary, or LFSR states to
> represent my 100 states?
Check here. This was not the orginal link I thought of.
All I know is with IBM they seem to have invented this
packing algorithom most likely patented for hardware.
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