__/ [ Sinister Midget ] on Tuesday 07 March 2006 12:56 \__
> On 2006-03-07, Linønut <linønut@xxxxxxxx> posted something concerning:
>> After takin' a swig o' grog, Sinister Midget belched out this bit o'
>>> And some of those are "innovated" from the rightful developers and
>> Apple plans to appeal the decision to ensure it won't be forced to pay
>> royalties to Microsoft on every iPod sale.
>> I'd hate to be the ones near Jobs: "This is sh8t! Total f8ckin'
> I'd hate to think what might eventually replace the patent office. This
> one's busted so bad it's unsalvagable. But governments have a habit of
> making things worse when they find out how badly they're already
Microsoft attempted to patent virtual desktops too. The list os such scandals
is endless, but for all I can recall, much innovation from POSIX-affiliated
people was never patented, so Microsoft attempted to rob original inventors
from their intellect. It is hard to believe that abstract ideas, as in the
context of /algorithms/, can actually become a property. It is said to be
/owned/ by someone. The only thing to own are Windows zombies, or so I once
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