startling writes: Members of the public are being asked by the US Patent Office to help weed out bogus patent applications. It wants the public to contribute to a website that will spot applications for patents on technologies that have already been invented. The website, called Ask Patents, will be run by US firm Stack Exchange that has a track record of operating Q&A websites. Link to Original Source
Real Programs don't use shared text. Otherwise, how can they use functions
for scratch space after they are finished calling them?