May 2021 Speculations

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Walter
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Re: May 2021 Speculations

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I think we agree to disagree (MATRIX only used during programming??).
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Re: May 2021 Speculations

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@Walter I see little purpose in discussing this subject any further, since it seems that there is zero room for agreement in our positions.
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HPMike wrote:
Fri Jun 04, 2021 4:30 pm
48GX wrote:
Wed Jun 02, 2021 2:47 am
A 35s but a little different?
But this is all moot, since the HP 35s is still in production, and therefore protected from copying.
In the USA, at least, it doesn't matter if it's in production or not. If there's no copyright notice in the ROM somewhere, it's fair game for anyone to use. Does the 35s have such a notice?
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Re: May 2021 Speculations

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toml_12953 wrote:
Sat Jun 05, 2021 11:37 pm
HPMike wrote:
Fri Jun 04, 2021 4:30 pm
48GX wrote:
Wed Jun 02, 2021 2:47 am
A 35s but a little different?
But this is all moot, since the HP 35s is still in production, and therefore protected from copying.
In the USA, at least, it doesn't matter if it's in production or not. If there's no copyright notice in the ROM somewhere, it's fair game for anyone to use. Does the 35s have such a notice?
Well, the manual says © Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. , so I suppose that applies to the calculator itself.
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HPMike wrote:
Sun Jun 06, 2021 12:06 am
toml_12953 wrote:
Sat Jun 05, 2021 11:37 pm
HPMike wrote:
Fri Jun 04, 2021 4:30 pm


But this is all moot, since the HP 35s is still in production, and therefore protected from copying.
In the USA, at least, it doesn't matter if it's in production or not. If there's no copyright notice in the ROM somewhere, it's fair game for anyone to use. Does the 35s have such a notice?
Well, the manual says © Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. , so I suppose that applies to the calculator itself.
Yes, that would. So we'll have to wait until 50 years after HP goes out of business.
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Re: May 2021 Speculations

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Maybe a non-HP based RPN calculator...
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ratwolf wrote:
Sun Jun 06, 2021 9:56 pm
Maybe a non-HP based RPN calculator...
Heresy !
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Re: May 2021 Speculations

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Perhaps a better way of saying it would be “an HP-inspired RPN calculator that isn’t necessarily an emulation of a previous HP model.” Better, but built with the same calculator paradigm in mind. Like something HP would have built if the original team was still in the game.
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