La prochaine fois que vous cherchez le bon tournevis pour vos projets à la maison sachez qu’il y a une histoire de licensing derrière ça…

Extrait d’un article du Gazette sur une invention de tournevis cette semaine:
 http://www.montrealgazette.com/twist+screwdrivers/2687126/story.html 

We’ve made screwdrivers that whirl with electric force, and devised interchangeable bits to match the ever growing array of screw types that manufacturers employ to confound us. 

We’ve even given it names – Robertson, after the square-socketed screw invented by Canadian P.L. Robertson, and Phillips, as in Henry F. Phillips, the American whose cruciform-headed screw became a world standard (not to be confused with the “standard” flat screwdriver) because of Robertson’s reluctance to license his superior design to foreigners.

 

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