[luatex] the hz algorithm

Martin Schröder martin at oneiros.de
Sun Aug 8 12:42:26 CEST 2010

2010/8/8 Pablo Rodríguez <oinos at web.de>:
> I'm not a lawyer, but even in the legal side of this issue (when the the
> European doesn't expire until 1/1/2011), there might be a related patent for
> a line-breaking algorithm granted to Adobe
> (http://www.freepatentsonline.com/6510441.pdf) that might involve the
> hz-algorithm (http://typophile.com/node/16525).

That patent should be easy to shoot down as TeX is clearly prior art.
I didn't read it all, but on a cursory glance it looks much like TeX.


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