Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 7th Oct 2010 19:10 UTC, submitted by tyrione
General Development LLVM 2.8 has been released. The release notes describe this new, ehm, release in greater detail, so head on over and give it a read.
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RE[5]: Software Patents ?
by Soulbender on Sun 10th Oct 2010 09:20 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Software Patents ?"
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You may or may not get indemnification when you buy something, you would have to carefully read your license/bill of sale/warranty to find out if you do.

I have never seen anything other than software providing this indemnification.

That is very black and white

Yep and it's royally fucked up. I expect that law was written in simpler times when there wasn't millions of patents and so many complicated devices. That, or the people who made this law were idiots.
I don't see how you can reasonably expect consumers today to know if a product infringes on a patent. That's just insane.

It is just that fucked up.

Yep. Sorry, I usually come to these issues from a non-US standpoint. I'm used to consumers actually having rights.

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