> The true inequity of the Unisys patent is not 'obviousness'.  It's
> that they waited until every web site on the planet was using
> GIF before they started to enforce it.  That gave them the maximum
> chance for royalties.

regarding the LZW algorithm I was always wondering in which countries
*outside* the US Unisys holds a patent on that.

Obviously nowhere (yet) in Europe?! Someplace else? Havent found any
information on that (such as on burnallgifs.org etc.)?



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