offtopic news: Court rules in Microsoft's favour on patents; Supreme Court also weighs in

Apologies for the slightly off-topic interruption (without reading the ruling I'm not sure if there are implications for the web or not) , but there are so many folks in the software development community here, that I thought many people here would be interested.,1000000121,39286910,00.htm (ATT v Microsoft, yesterday)
This is coupled with a separate Supreme Court decision yesterday making software patents harder to obtain,0,3797359.story?coll=chi-business-hed
Many here may be encouraged, based on some views they have expressed.

Received on Tuesday, 1 May 2007 13:47:59 UTC