[GRASS5] Database linking question

Rich Shepard rshepard at appl-ecosys.com
Wed Jan 3 10:20:48 EST 2001

On Wed, 3 Jan 2001, Frank Warmerdam wrote:

> Legend has it that ESRI started court action against ER Mapper many years
> ago over their having reverse engineered the binary coverage format, but
> they I haven't heard of their taking any action against anyone in recent
> years.


  Only a few years ago, ESRI forced the BLM to have Sol Katz stop working on
reverse engineering the .e00 format. A bunch of us were collecting export
files and deciphering the differences and Sol was putting the results on the
BLM's ftp server in Denver. ESRI didn't like even that!


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