George Barca wrote:
> On Tue, 27 Jan 2009 03:46:06 +0100, Hadron
> <hadronquark@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>Matt <matt@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
>>> George Barca wrote:
>>>> I'll bet China can't wait for the patent system to break down.
>>> Software patents represent a derangement of innovative processes and a
>>> significant impediment to progress in software and in technology
>>They also make people think twice about stealing other people's work.
> Which is my point.
You have none
> It seems that expecting to be compensated for
> work is a dirty concept around here.
So the GPL is another thing you know nothing about.
It does not say that you don't get paid for your work.
> I do agree that the patent
> system needs an overhaul though and that the people making the
> decisions in some cases haven't a clue what they are doing, or so
> it appears.
Right, they need an overhaul inthe form that they are abolished totally.
There is no place for patents in software. This is what copyright is made
If ignorance is bliss, why aren't there more happy people?