Re: Is anyone packaging `lame' ?
>> You deleted the part about the patent on a transmission system
>> involving compression. The relevant European patents are EP 0400755,
>> EP 0402973, EP 0599824 and EP 0660540.
> as current EU legislation explicitly forbids software-patents none of
> those are currently legal.
Quite a few European companies which have licensed those patents seem
>  In article 52 of the European Patent Convention of 1973 it is
> stated that mathematical methods, intellectual methods, business
> methods, computer programs, presentation of information etc are not
> inventions in the sense of patent law
Unfortunately, Article 52 doesn't state that these things cannot
infringe any patent claims, which is the more important thing for us.