Re: (Waaaay OT) Re: EU Software Patents directive rejected!
Nicos Gollan writes:
> 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.
IMHO this vote was more about power politics between the Commission and the
Parliament than about software patents. If the Commission comes back later
with a less confrontational approach the same MEPs who voted no this time
may vote yes.
> Hopefully, this will lead to a more sensible approach the next time the
> issue comes around.
A politician's definition of 'sensible' differs markedly from that of a