[Fsfe-ie] EFF Project
alexandre.dulaunoy at ael.be
Tue Jun 15 16:41:57 CEST 2004
On Tue, 15 Jun 2004, Ciaran O'Riordan wrote:
> Ian Clarke <ian at locut.us> writes:
> > Barry Mahon wrote:
> > > EFF: The Patent Busting Project (EFF)
> > > http://www.qlinks.net/items/qlitem1805
> > Good for those already encumbered by software patents, but no
> > substitute for not having such patents in the first place.
> The other problem, as RMS pointed out at his talk, is that it will be very
> expensive for EFF and it might even be used against us as the patent
> inflation camp can say "look, the bad ones are being weeded out, the system
yes, that's true and the EFF project could be used as an argument to
validate the patent system. A free software developer can't work with
"software" patent and its related system...
Maybe we should ask the EFF to make the point on the web page.
 computer programs.
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