Can't understand what all the fuss is about. If Amazon didn't patent
it then some one else would have. I think there's an important lesson
to be learnt here with regards to giving away really good ideas to big
On Wed, 26 Jan 2000, Johno Sullivan wrote:
> Date: Wed, 26 Jan 2000 12:07:31 +0000 (GMT)
> From: Johno Sullivan <johno at tornado.ie>
> To: Irish LUG list <ilug at linux.ie>
> Subject: Re: [ILUG] Amazon
>>> On Wed, 26 Jan 2000, John P. Looney wrote:
>> >On Mon, Jan 24, 2000 at 11:44:19PM +0000, David Murphy mentioned:
> >> Quoting <20000124135844.A3446 at online.ie>
> >> by "John P. Looney" <jplooney-ilug at online.ie>:
> >> > Just wonder, have many people here, after looking at:
> >> > http://www.osopinion.com/Opinions/KevinLyda/KevinLyda6.html> >> > Mail Amazon, saying they were closing their account, not buying anything
> >> > from them in future, and ask Amazon to delete any shopping history
> >> > information etc. from their systems ?
> >> Wouldn't dream of it.
> > Ah well. Just wondering. I did, and got a nice mail off them saying "Well
> >we hope you come back. Don't care about the patent thing though."
>> same here..
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