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Re: MPlayer



On Thu, Jul 22, 2004 at 01:21:07PM +0200, Giacomo A. Catenazzi wrote:
> 
> Florian Weimer wrote:
> 
> >* Colin Watson:
> >>>Oh, what fun and games to file all the bugs to get the code removed for a
> >>>few years.
> >>
> >>It expires in October anyway.
> >
> >
> >The European patent expires in October 2007.
> 
> Does european patent (on software) really exist?

No. A few individual countries in Europe have them. Several patent
offices in Europe take software patent filings despite them being
unenforcable.

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