[Fsfe-ie] Met MEP Mairead McGuinness

Malcolm Tyrrell malcohol at eircom.net
Thu Mar 31 16:33:08 CEST 2005

> there are many reasonable people who would consider
> software a field of technology.

I would say that there are few reasonable people who would consider that
software is not a field of technology.

This directly related to one of the problems of the current wording of the

Requiring software to have a "technical effect" for it to be patentable,
is, in my opinion, requiring software to be software.


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