[Fsfe-ie] Use FSFE swpat letter?

Seth Johnson seth.johnson at realmeasures.dyndns.org
Fri Sep 10 14:37:44 CEST 2004

Another thing to look at is the letter to the Committee of
National Parliaments:


Seth Johnson wrote:
> teresahackett at eircom.net wrote:
> >
> > As time is short before the Council vote, perhaps IFSO can use the FSF Europe letter, if the content is agreeable? (I would specify at the end of the letter what changes we want the Council to make i.e. approve Parliament amendments no xyz).
> > http://fsfeurope.org/projects/swpat/letter-20040906.en.html
> I think a very simple line that's very useful right at this
> juncture is "patenting code in a device is in no way different
> from patenting code."
> Then you can proceed to all the other points, that this is not
> just "harmonizing practice," it's explicitly overturning the law,
> eliminating the exclusion of software.


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