Defensive Publications are a method for the open source community to prevent the issuance of low quality software
patents. These publications serve as evidence to disclose to the examiner what is new and innovative within the
technology. Through Linux Defenders, developers collaborate with our team to ensure that these publications are
effective in protecting the freedom to create, invent and operate.
March 23, 2009
Device Permissions System
If, after transferring the file, the file can not be used, the user may become frustrated or intimidated. To remedy this situation, a system for the Operating System to analyze a hardware device’s capabilities is needed.