Geoworks and their patent

Len Bullard cbullard at
Mon Jan 24 03:46:38 GMT 2000

David Megginson wrote:
> The American readers of this list have a big election coming up, and
> they have candidates from both parties trying to get support from the
> tech industry.  Make software patents an issue now, when you have the
> chance, and do the rest of us a big favour.

As an electorate, we aren't good at multiple issues and certainly 
don't have candidates that understand technical ones.  The big 
Internet issue de jour will be taxing it.  Sorry, you'll have 
to wait another five years to bring up software patents. :-)
OTOH, by then, the stock bubble will have burst and we will 
have other worries.


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