German government positive about software patents

Jan Wildeboer jan.wildeboer at
Mon Jun 10 15:25:28 UTC 2002

Alexandre Dulaunoy wrote:
> 	Oooops,
> 	Is it an official statement for the German Government ? If I
> remember correctly, there was a statement "against software" at German
> Goverment (following a recommendation of Max Planck Institute) ? I don't
> like that.

According to my source the CDU party has asked the government about its 
position on software patents and the government has answered with "we 
support it".

Shall I dig out the official statements and post a translation here?

Jan Wildeboer

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