On Wed, Oct 05, 2005 at 06:51:42PM -0400, Benjamin Udell wrote:
> Of course Penrose in Britain was granted a copyright (which I hear has 
> expired) for the concept of the Penrose Tile -- the ability to create an 
> acyclic pattern using only two tiles. He started proceedings against somebody 
> for that (they settled out of court).

Surely not a copyright. And copyrights are not granted, they're
invested in the work once created. Perhaps you mean a pattern, if not a patent.

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