Subject: Re: EY invests in online patent exchange
From: Ian Lance Taylor <ian@airs.com>
Date: 16 Sep 1999 00:44:57 -0400

   From: "Stephen J. Turnbull" <turnbull@sk.tsukuba.ac.jp>
   Date: Thu, 16 Sep 1999 12:45:04 +0900 (JST)

   What's _different_ about software?

Gordon Irlam and Ross Williams did a plausible analysis of that a
while ago:
    http://www.base.com/software-patents/lpf/industry-at-risk

Ian