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Re: does curl infringe this patent?

From: Ralph Mitchell <>
Date: Wed, 11 May 2011 13:55:13 -0400

On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 1:21 PM, Daniel Stenberg <> wrote:

> Hi friends,
> A bunch of US-based companies have been sued for infringing on patents, and
> (at least) one of them are using curl for the service they are being sued
> over.
> Read my 1100 word rambling about it here:

I don't think those guys are trying hard enough. If you have a vivid enough
imagination, I think you could show that the TCP/IP spec is also
infringing... If the network drops a TCP packet, the receiver can re-request
it, thereby "resuming" the transfer... I wish them luck suing the Internet,

Ralph Mitchell

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