The Mana World Infringes 3 Patents from Apple Computer, Inc.

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The Mana World Infringes 3 Patents from Apple Computer, Inc.

Post by kr0n05931 » 02 Feb 2009, 01:11

http://freetype.sourceforge.net/patents.html

We need SDL_ttf removed ASAP.
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Re: The Mana World Infringes 3 Patents from Apple Computer, Inc.

Post by Crush » 02 Feb 2009, 10:06

Don't panic. Newer versions of SDL_ttf are not infringing apples patents anymore.
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Re: The Mana World Infringes 3 Patents from Apple Computer, Inc.

Post by Ces » 02 Feb 2009, 10:07

I hardly believe TMW infringes any of those patents.

1. SDL_ttf uses FreeType 2 (which do not use those patented methods by default)
2. I very much doubt TMW has its own font rasterization code which uses the patented methods
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