freetds library -- any legal issues?

Steven Pritchard steve at
Mon Sep 19 17:46:37 UTC 2005

On Mon, Sep 19, 2005 at 11:19:08AM -0500, Tom 'spot' Callaway wrote:
> On top of that, it is patented by Microsoft (5,974,416).

How the heck can MS hold a patent for something they bought from

Sounds bogus to me...

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