Re: [offtopic] Re: CocaCola not really a secret
Alan Cox (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Mon, 6 Apr 1998 23:13:49 +0100 (BST)
> <email@example.com> writes:
> > To keep this on topic, it's important to point out that "software" CANNOT be
> > patented, it can only be copyrighted.
> Algorithms can be patented, though.
Unproven. And also not outside the USA, although you can sometimes patent a
clever implementation of an algorithm in a device
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