On Fri, Aug 03, 2012 at 06:15:21PM +0200, Julian H. Stacey wrote:
> > This is the reason software patents comprise such a blight on the world
> > of software development.
> Yes, agreed, & not just software.
Well, yeah, but I was trying to stay close to being on-topic.
> The european patent office system pressures examiners towards granting
> if they can't quickly find prove the application is already known.