[Fsfe-ie] directive passed, summary
ciaran at member.fsf.org
Wed Sep 24 20:38:14 CEST 2003
On Wed, Sep 24, 2003 at 07:24:17PM +0100, sean at odonnell.nu wrote:
> [...]find out exactly what is in and what is out,
> [...]One thing i would be very interested to know is exactly how did irish meps
> vote on this yesterday, but i have'nt a clue where to get that info.
The complete voting results are now at:
Gathering info from this 154 page doc is not a pleasure.
Amendments are referenced by number so you'll need to
crossreference it with the amendment texts at:
I'm working on this at the moment.
> Quoting Ian Clarke <ian at dodo.freenetproject.org>:
> > While the dust hasn't settled yet - this looks like a good outcome,
Yes. I hear the Article 2 amendments which define "technical",
"technical field", "invention", and "industry" have been
adopted. If this is true, we've won this round. (I'm verifying
this now, I'll post when done.)
> > the next hurdle will be getting it accepted by the EC.
> > [...]Anyway, the question now is where and to whom should we
> > now direct our attention?
"The Council" (Which I'm certain is short for Counsil of Ministers).
This is a committee of 15, one from each country. I haven't checked
who the Irish Minister is yet.
Anyone that wants more info on the process can read:
(halfway down the page, a diagram and text explanation of the
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