|In reply to Comment 52 (Darrin):|
" I see exactly what you are getting at, except you think that everyone is going to abuse the system. As long as safeguards are put in place to avoid "pointless patents" then the system sould be OK. Instead of stopping patents which SOME people feel are needed, put your energies into making sure that such software patents have to meet certain condition otherwise they will be rejected. "
Darrin, don't forget we're talking about politicians, not people who can make a "hello world" app :P