Here we try to collect Projects and Software-Categories, which are likely to be useful as Prior Art for patents in a specific USPTO Patent Classification. We also try to direct you to the evidence that such software has been published at some given date.
Basicly this is a mapping between USPTO categories and FLOSS categories.
I'm Ken Krugler, founder of Krugle - a search engine for programmers.
Below is an updated version of my introductory post on the priorart-discuss mailing list.
Krugle is a search engine for code and technical content. Millions
technically oriented web pages, plus source code from repositories,
and 50K+ project descriptions linked to code.
Right now tags (notes) are free-form. They have a name, a note, and then
either a line number range in a file, or an entire file/page.
CAPAS stands for Computer Aided Prior Art Search.
There are currently three Projects here that fit into this category: