|Subject||RE: [Firebird-Architect] Another Model for Database Events - Email found in subject - Email found in subject|
> Leyne, Sean wrote:We got to lobby to get the length of software patents changed to 4 years...
> > Jim,
> >> The Firebird event alter mechanism is patented by Borland,
> > True, but the patent would have expired by now. They only last 17
> Not so simple. Here's the rule:
17 years for an idea that applies to a workspace were innovation has a lifecycle of 1 year or less is ... crazy!