Re: Lawyers want to gut our tools

Subject: Re: Lawyers want to gut our tools
From: Peter <pnewman1 -at- home -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Sat, 20 Oct 2001 08:34:01 -0400

Earl Cooley wrote:
> Not relevant. My needs are more important than any software patent ever
> devised. The blinking cursor is patented: does anyone pay royalties for
> that? It is my selfish desire that Adobe Photoshop not be destroyed by
> anyone. These two companies have been bludgeoning each other with
> patent disputes of questionable merit for a long time, to very little
> effect except to wastefully expend billable hours for lawyers. All of
> that money would have been better used to improve product quality.
>

If not for patent protection, you might not have technological needs.
Live in the real world and spend your time learning.

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Mailto:peternew -at- optonline -dot- net

Adapting old programs to fit new machines
usually means adapting new machines to
behave like old ones.

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