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Comment Re:Evil. -- Make it prior-art not a patent! (Score 1) 390

It [mailing yourself a document to establish time of original publishing] works in the US too....

No, it doesn't. That's something of an urban myth.

The post office will gladly deliver an unsealed, empty envelope as long as it has sufficient postage attached. A document being inside a postmarked envelope is no proof that the envelope contained the document when it was postmarked.

"Of course power tools and alcohol don't mix. Everyone knows power tools aren't soluble in alcohol..." -- Crazy Nigel