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Re: The importance of the public domain, software

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  • Subject: Re: The importance of the public domain, software
  • From: Brian McMahon <bm@iucr.org>
  • Date: Tue, 8 Oct 2002 10:40:27 +0100 (BST)
----- Forwarded message from "L. Cranswick" <lzc@dl.ac.uk> -----

Line wrapping by Eudora made the links go bad.  Here
they should be non-line-wrapped:

"The potential power of 'Software Patents' to destroy Crystallographic 
Software; Crystallographic Software Development; and Crystallography's 
Future."    - by Lachlan Cranswick 

(this is not for the Computing Commission's consideration as explained 

HTML:  http://www.ccp14.ac.uk/maths/software-patents/software_patents_and_crystallography.html
PDF:   http://www.ccp14.ac.uk/maths/software-patents/software_patents_and_crystallography.pdf

Though people might be more interested in some of the present 
crystallographic software patents in existance (and avoid the waffle 
in the text before this):


Lachlan M. D. Cranswick

Collaborative Computational Project No 14 (CCP14)
    for Single Crystal and Powder Diffraction
  Birkbeck University of London and Daresbury Synchrotron Laboratory 
Postal Address: CCP14 - School of Crystallography,
                Birkbeck College,
                Malet Street, Bloomsbury,
                WC1E 7HX, London,  UK
Tel: (+44) 020 7631 6850   Fax: (+44) 020 7631 6803
E-mail: l.m.d.cranswick@dl.ac.uk   Room: B091
WWW: http://www.ccp14.ac.uk/

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