Expiry of x86-64 patents

By: Travis Downs (travis.downs.delete@this.gmail.com), November 27, 2019 6:17 pm
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Anon3 (Anon.delete@this.anon.invalid) on November 27, 2019 4:16 pm wrote:
> none (none.delete@this.none.com) on April 21, 2019 6:36 am wrote:
> > I wonder how that applies to software emulation/DBT. I guess some of Intel patents do
> > apply since they threatened MS.
> If they apply to binary translation was never tested, Intel made an oblique threat. MS
> lawyers would have looked at the expiration dates and concluded that the patents would
> have expired before a legal fight over it got anywhere so it was better to just wait.
> Indeed there are now rumours
> https://www.neowin.net/news/exclusive-microsoft-is-working-to-bring-64-bit-intel-app-emulation-to-windows-on-arm
> However most of that article appears to be garbled misunderstanding.

It's interesting because is MSFT puts on a strong defense of emulation rights, they'll be on both sides of the emulation issue. Obviously game emulators are more narrowly targeted at piracy, compared to general purpose CPU emulation which is kind of orthogonal to piracy, but it will still be interesting to see how much they talk out of both sides of their mouth.

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