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Re: Why are software patents wrong?

From: Bruce Lewis
Subject: Re: Why are software patents wrong?
Date: 21 Oct 2004 12:20:18 -0400
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threeseas <> writes:

> currently software is difficult to understand in terms of copyrights
> and patents..... just like multiplication and division were difficult
> in terms of roman numerals.

I don't see any difficulty understanding software in terms of

With patents, the boundary between discoveries from nature and
inventions from humankind is fuzzy, so there can be confusion.  However,
the complete failure of software patents to promote progress makes the
question moot.

Make that pile of digital photos presentable:
It's quicker and easier than you think.

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