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   OT: (RE: [xml-dev] Patents)

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> From: Elliotte Rusty Harold [mailto:elharo@metalab.unc.edu] 

> At 3:29 PM -0700 4/18/02, Ronald Bourret wrote:
> >I'm not sure that teaching your kid to patent how to play is 
> a valuable
> >lesson. A valuable lesson would have been teaching the kid 
> to share his
> >invention with all the other kids in the playground. Maybe Corporate
> >America could learn that lesson, too.
> >
> I think the lesson here was just showing the kid what Daddy does at 
> the office. That seems perfectly reasonable to me.

HA! I hate it but the above sounds reasonable to me too... When they ask
me what I do for a living, I usually have to say something like "You
know... Computer stuff".




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