[ros-dev] Re: [ros-svn] [mbosma] 20952: Delete libjpeg becausesedwards and greatlord thought we should wait with jpeg support untilthe patent expired. If someone got a different opinion please take theissue to ros-dev.

Casper Hornstrup ch at eudicon.com
Fri Jan 20 20:50:38 CET 2006

> There's a lot of FUD going on here.
> For one thing, our SEH method is not patented.  It is a novel method
> devised by KJK which doesn't use compiler support as claimed by the
> borland patent.
> --
> Here's a simple experiment. Stand on a train track between two
> locomotives which are pushing on you with equal force in opposite
> directions. You will exhibit no net motion. None the less, you may
> soon begin to notice that something important is happening.

The OS-level SEH does use frames on a stack.


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