[plug] OT Old submarine game

Christian christian at amnet.net.au
Thu Jun 7 14:50:31 WST 2001

On Thu, Jun 07, 2001 at 01:52:48PM +0800, The Thought Assassin wrote:
> > however the US Patents office has clarified that software patents are
> > valid for 50 years like all other patents (I *think* it's 50).
> It's much less than that there and here, I believe.

It *was* 17 years up until very recently.  I heard a rumour that certain
parties were trying to have it lengthened but I'm not sure what the
progress is. 

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