a new keyboard - discuss and critique

Rui Miguel Silva Seabra rms at 1407.org
Wed Jun 3 17:55:02 CEST 2009

On Wed, Jun 03, 2009 at 05:10:49PM +0200, Michal Brzozowski wrote:
> 2009/6/3 Carsten Haitzler <raster at rasterman.com>
> I'm amazed how much you guys can theorize about the idea before actually
> trying it.
> Is it because of allergy to patents?

No, it's the general allergy to being sued for willingful patent infringement.

> I bet we could use the general idea if
> we wanted to, without violating the patent. Just change the shape of the
> keys or something.

It is not at all impossible that if a patent is granted, any touchscreen
keyboard may be infringing on it.


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