[ale] We Win, We Win!!!

Jerald Sheets questy at gmail.com
Fri Apr 9 11:11:41 EDT 2021

> On Apr 9, 2021, at 12:30 AM, Charles Shapiro <hooterpincher at gmail.com> wrote:
> Making Clarence and Alito's dissenting opinion the law would have a cataclysmic effect on every programming project in the country.  We already see enough idiotic patent extortion by undeserving parasites flying around the software world.  This would add an order of magnitude more of them over copyright claims.  I think we can both agree that the whole copyright//patent system needs some radical re-thinking in the light of the awesome power of networked computing and the peculiar text-but-machine nature of computer programs.

This was the appropriate argument, and with you I concur.

> I take no offence from any of this.  I trust you don't either.

None taken.  Sparring is fun!


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