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(Waaaay OT) Re: EU Software Patents directive rejected!



On Wednesday July 6 2005 15:43, Dave Ewart wrote:
> On Wednesday, 06.07.2005 at 07:56 -0500, John Hasler wrote:
> > You aren't safe.  The national governments are free to adopt their own
> > software patent legislation, and the Commission is free to try again
> > later.
>
> s/is free to/will almost certainly/ IMHO

Yes, but now the parliament has at least shown its ability to act which I hope 
will make the corrup^Wcommission a bit wary of just trying to override its 
decisions. Hopefully, this will lead to a more sensible approach the next 
time the issue comes around.

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