[kwlug-disc] Frivolous patents

Richard Weait richard at weait.com
Fri Aug 14 09:21:13 EDT 2009

On Thu, Aug 13, 2009 at 4:23 PM, L.D.
Paniak<ldpaniak at fourpisolutions.com> wrote:
> Hash: SHA1
> Software patents ridiculous? Say it ain't so. Patenting software is like
> patenting A= /pi r^2.
> Once you have invented the digital computer the rest is trivial (not
> easy, but logically trivial). Really, the bar for what we consider to be
> innovative in this society is rather low and dropping every day.
> IPhone, electric car, waffles in a can, Twitter...
> It's almost 2010, where's my rocket car?
> </rant>

Rocket car?  Why are you here, George Jetson, and what have you done
with Lori?  Rocket cars are passe.  See the future.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0snTqLQLpBA (not Rick Astley)

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