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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
normal person.
John Hasler

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