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Re: Another Microsoft XML patent

Re:  Another Microsoft XML patent
My company?  My company is myself.  I'm independent.  Haven't worked
on MS campus in almost 5 years.

Sorry if I said something that directed you to think otherwise...  

but yes I do believe in that statement.  I realize that the U.S.
Patent system is FUBAR'd... I try to look at it from as many angles as
possible but the bottom line is that its a system that is very close
to if not completely in disrepair.

I believe that a patent system needs to exist but not in its current
state here in the U.S.  It's flat out AWFUL.

On 6/6/05, David Lyon <david.lyon@c...> wrote:
> David,
> > While I agree that 95+% of software patents are bogus...
> That's all we wanted to hear...
> we now have it on the record that you agree that 95% of your companies
> patents are bogus.....
> well done!
> now that wasn't so hard, was it?
> so just tell your guys to stop going fishing on open source projects
> for other peoples work to patent.... that's all we're asking. Why is
> that so hard?
> --
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M. David Peterson


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