[Linux-aus] Projects killed by Patents

Jeff Waugh jdub at perkypants.org
Tue Aug 9 16:55:04 UTC 2005

<quote who="Tim Connors">

> The rproxy thing is also a sad story.  Imagine if a daily apt-get update
> didn't involve the download of 27 megs of crap everytime, just because a
> package had its version number bumped up, because the http server/client
> combination were smart enough to just talk about diffs?  No more fscking
> around with these caching protocols and things that require you punching a
> hole in the firewall.


- Jeff

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