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Submission + - Software patents dead?

andyring writes: "According to the Los Angeles Times, a patent for a computerized method for using weather to predict commodities prices and energy costs was rejected by a federal appeals court. The court imposed a new standard — that the invention must involve a machine or a physical transformation. That would seem to exclude the whole concept of software patents. The case has been appealed to the Supreme Court."
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Software patents dead?

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In English, every word can be verbed. Would that it were so in our programming languages.

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