ATI compressed texture formats & auto-compression

Miles Bader miles at
Thu Apr 3 17:16:36 PDT 2008

"Stephane Marchesin" <marchesin at> writes:
> 2. you cannot patent the compression algorithm, by definition of a
> patent

Haven't many countries thrown traditional restrictions on patents to the
winds in recent years (it's for the benefit of large corporations after all)?


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