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Date: Sun, 19 Jul 2015 17:40:46 +0300
From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com>
To: discussions@...sword-hashing.net
Subject: Re: [PHC] patents

Bill,

On Sat, Jul 18, 2015 at 04:14:14PM -0700, Bill Cox wrote:
> I agree.  It is only the use with secret ROM that seems to be covered, and
> the 2006 patent covers this ground anyway.

It's good to know we're on the same page on this.

And yes, the existence of the older patent actually helps.  It means
less time left until expiration, at which point everyone can use secret
ROMs again.

Alexander

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