(Fwd) [Fsfe-ie] Irish proposal on software patents passed

James Heald j.heald at ucl.ac.uk
Thu May 20 17:00:56 UTC 2004

Wim De Smet wrote:

> On Thu, 20 May 2004 10:17:40 +0100
> Rui Miguel Seabra <rms at 1407.org> wrote:
>>On Thu, 2004-05-20 at 10:37 +0200, Wim De Smet wrote:
>>>end. I agree with you that it's not a good proposal, but if the EP
>>>fights it again the EC will have to come to some kind of compromise
>>>with them. Hopefully this would turn out for the best for us.
>>Don't you get it? This was the compromise version...
> I'm convinced that more changes are possible in second reading. At least
> that's what I've been told. So I think this is not the final version
> yet.
> greets,
> Wim

At second reading, we want MEPs to commit to putting back in all of the 
amendments which the Council has just taken out.

It's not easy, but if we work hard enough it's entirely achievable.

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