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Jonas Öberg oberg at fsfeurope.org
Tue Jan 8 10:02:00 UTC 2008

On Tue, 8 Jan 2008 09:30:02 +0000
Rui Miguel Silva Seabra <rms at 1407.org> wrote:

> "Our" opinion doesn't count for them. They are creating "precedents"
> that recognise the validity of software patents.

Well, on this we clearly disagree :-)

> Which is why I wonder why no criticism of this came forward.

On the validity of the patents you mean? I'm sure this will come, but
I'm not sure anyone has actually had time to fully go through them yet.
Granted, there were only five or so European patents that can be
challenged, but I don't doubt that this will come once everything
starts to settle down and people start working again after christmas :-)

Jonas Öberg
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