Reply to post: Re: "There's a long history of API's being *outside* of the bounds of copyright"

Reusing software 'interfaces' is fine, Google tells Supreme Court, pleads: Think of the devs!

Dave K Silver badge

Re: "There's a long history of API's being *outside* of the bounds of copyright"

AMD had a license to Intel's microcode. Cyrix (remember them) didn't - they reverse engineered it instead. It still used the same instruction set (ie, software interface) however.

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