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Re: [DotGNU]Re: DotGNU and business

From: D.I.Freeman
Subject: Re: [DotGNU]Re: DotGNU and business
Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2002 04:21:30 +0100 (BST)

On 9 Jul 2002, Timothy Rue wrote:

> Considering the MS has deeper pockets than you and my pockets are turned
> inside out, mostly due to the computer industry, I'm going to have to
> either consider there are somethngs you cannot patent, like natural law,
> physical phenomenon and abstract ideas. Which I think would include the
> identification of the natural laws of our physical phenomenon to convert
> abstract ideas into reality... Mathmatical algorythims are another thing
> you are not suppose to be able to patent but considering some kid, with
> the help of his father who work in dealing with patents and trying to
> teach his kid a lesson in patents, got a patent on swinging sideways on
> a swing....I'd imagine you could get a friggn patent on air an try make
> everyone pay you for using it...
> But all this is really a fear tactic of use by those not really
> supporting freedom but rather one body rule methodologies. So instead,
> lets' focus on using the freedoms we have to improve and expand them,
> instead of extending monopolistic (who's got the most money) fear tactics.
> OK?

<tangent> Look in the Australian Patents, they have one for a Circular device
for the facilitation of movement. Or The Wheel in simple speak. Draw your own



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