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Storage Linux News for May 26, 2000

  • Richard Stallman -- The Anatomy of a Trivial Patent (May 26, 2000, 19:06)
    "Programmers are well aware that many of the software patents cover laughably obvious ideas. Yet the patent system's defenders often argue that these ideas are nontrivial, obvious only by hindsight. And it is surprisingly difficult to defeat them in debate. Why is that?"