Re: CommodoreWorld

From: Groepaz (
Date: 2004-06-22 18:16:49

On Tuesday 22 June 2004 17:53, MagerValp wrote:
> >>>>> "CP" == cphillips  <> writes:
> CP> .. as happens with firewire (IEEE 1394) ports on DV cameras etc.
> CP> Something like 50c to a dollar per port goes to Apple IIRC.
> Yes, and they're paying to use a Trademarked logo (Apple owns
> "Firewire", Sony owns "iLink", i guess "IEEE1394" is free), as well as
> for the patents covering the technonolgy. Ironstone owns neither
> patents nor trademarks covering the ports.

and most importantly, they could still make "IEEE1394 compatible" hardware
without paying the licence fee - they just couldnt call it "firewire" or


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