Subject: Re: Novel anti-software-patent article
From: Lynn Winebarger <>
Date: Fri, 7 Jan 2000 13:01:08 -0500 (EST)

On Fri, 7 Jan 2000, Jesus M. Gonzalez-Barahona wrote:

> 	You can look at it the other way around. If you invent a
> spiffy, new, perfect, really useful and unbreakable crypto algorithm,
> in a world where you cannot patent its use in a software
> product... why will you keep it hidden from the crypto community? Of

   For trade secret protection.