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Re: [xml-dev] Cutting special deals for open source developers --noway!

Champion, Mike wrote:

> Maybe I'll try to patent a business process for generating semi-obvious
> "inventions" to patent :~)

I'd say in this case there is too much prior art. You might get away 
with it though. I have a hard time seeing people disputing your patent, 
publicly claiming to have done it for years :-)