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Let’s Limit the Effect of Software Patents, Since We Can’t Eliminate Them (Wired)
Posted Nov 6, 2012 3:22 UTC (Tue) by Cyberax (✭ supporter ✭, #52523)
So chemical processes and compounds are more analogous to classic mechanical inventions.
Posted Nov 7, 2012 1:24 UTC (Wed) by drag (subscriber, #31333)
The the rules setup for patents are completely arbitrary. There is no governing logic or natural system that patents are derived from. If patents exist the best you can hope for is that they are setup in a way the at is profitable for you.
Posted Nov 7, 2012 2:30 UTC (Wed) by Cyberax (✭ supporter ✭, #52523)
You can (in theory) get result of any algorithm by performing its steps on a piece of paper. You can't get a result of a chemical reaction by performing it on a piece of paper.
Posted Dec 5, 2012 5:25 UTC (Wed) by ghane (subscriber, #1805)
If I was to use pebbles on a large piece of cloth, to "reduce a set of numbers to another, for audio reproduction", would that be OK?
Posted Dec 5, 2012 8:41 UTC (Wed) by jezuch (subscriber, #52988)
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