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The other thing to remember is that if the company holding the patent is a large one with lots of money, even the threat from them to bring legal action agains RISC OS may be enough to kill our community as there are simply not the funds to fight such a case.

The upside of all this is that I am the patent holder of the 'Hello World' program. If/when these laws go through I stand to make a great deal of money. -- Spriteman.

 is a RISC OS UserSpriteman on 11/9/03 1:36PM
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