[thelist] Macromedia is suing Adobe?

John Dowdell jdowdell at macromedia.com
Tue Oct 23 16:59:29 CDT 2001

At 2:53 PM 10/23/1, spinhead wrote:
> http://www.wired.com/news/business/0,1367,47773,00.html
> So, Macromedia says they invented PhotoShop in 1998? Is
> this more GIF89a LZW nonsense?

I know that last address is getting crossposted anew this afternoon,
usually with a rhetorical question rather than a substantive question (as
above), but the AP feed on that story was indeed a little off-base...
there's a Macromedia patent which Adobe is using within Photoshop, it isn't
that "Macromedia invented Photoshop".


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