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Patents aren't a very good comparison. Acorn was mostly operating in the UK, where the scope for ridiculous patents is (or was) less. How many of those patents held by other companies are really genuine useful innovations instead of just late bandwaggon-jumping with a few tweaks to make it different, bodged own implementations of something that already exists, or frivalous nonsense?

 is a RISC OS UserSimonC on 14/09/06 3:37PM
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