Zonk from the one-step-forward-two-steps-back dept.
niekko writes "BusinessWeek is reporting on the hot subject of European software patent directive. 'The European Parliament moved Tuesday toward rejecting a proposed law creating a single way of patenting software across the European Union, officials said -- a move that would effectively kill the legislation since lawmakers do not plan to set forth a new version.'"
Time-sharing is the junk-mail part of the computer business.
-- H.R.J. Grosch (attributed)