Subject: Re: US Software Patents Hit Record High (fwd)
From: Russ Nelson <nelson@crynwr.com>
Date: Wed, 27 Sep 2006 13:08:03 -0400

simo writes:
 > b) get out of it any useful teaching that is not yet widely available or
 > trivial to come with up given the problem space

Indeed.  Unfortunately, patents are being granted to people who ask an
unobvious problem and then solve it using the obvious solution.

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