That anti-patent pamphlet I mentioned

Xavi Drudis Ferran xdrudis at
Tue Dec 10 23:49:07 UTC 2002

El Tue, Dec 10, 2002 at 10:19:22AM +0100, Niall Douglas deia:
> That perl script is all well and good, but I looked through the 
> patents myself and most of them I personally wouldn't describe as 
> pure software patents ie; I'd foresee difficulty applying them to 
> software. But I have no legal training, so I probably can't say.

Maybe we should look at some examples.
Remember to look at the claims, not the abstract.
The claims are what specify what is prohibited by the patent.

Xavi Drudis Ferran
xdrudis at

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