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kevin lyda writes:
> On Wed, May 19, 2004 at 07:49:06AM +0100, Frank Murphy wrote:
> > "Proud to be a member of the ILUG"
> > (I hope that's not patented ;-))
>> ianal, but a phrase can't be patented. it can be trademarked or
> possibly copyrighted.
>> it's pedantic, but ip discussions in the media are full of inaccuracies.
> we should take pains to be as careful as we can with ip terms since it
> appears that the last gasp for closed source companies is through ip
Yeah -- I've come around to this POV. The "code = speech" angle
just hasn't been proved in an Irish court, so no point in
relying on that to make an argument.
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