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Re: Softwarepatente und Linux

On Tue, 24 Aug 1999, Johannes Ulbricht wrote:

>      It was never the object of patent laws to grant a monopoly for every 
> trifling device,
>      every shadow of a shade of an idea, which would naturally and 
> spontaneously occur
>      to any skilled mechanic or operator in the ordinary progress of 
> manufactures. Such
>      an indiscriminate creation of exclusive privileges tends rather to 
> obstruct than to
>      stimulate invention. It creates a class of speculative schemers who make 

Dann kann man doch ganz beruhigt sein.