Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 6th Jul 2005 11:53 UTC, submitted by GhePeU
Legal The European Parliament today decided by a large majority to reject the software patents directive. This rejection was the logical answer to the Commission's refusal to restart the legislative process in February and the Council's unwillingness to engage in any kind of dialogue with the Parliament. Update: Sun and Red Hat made a joint statement today.
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I18n software just got to next level
by Anonymous on Wed 6th Jul 2005 13:38 UTC
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-> now software will require
./configure --disable-software-patents
to enable US-patented algorithms to work ;)

let's focus on coding again, but don't let the big, bad guys out of sight for they'll come back anyway

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