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Authored by: Anonymous on Friday, May 25 2012 @ 03:44 PM EDT

Could you perhaps clarify:

When you can build me a machine that will create every other machine that can ever be built, including it's self, then I'll agree that Software can be patented
Ahh... never mind. I get the gist now. You're saying that if a physical machine can be built that can build every other possible machine, because physical machines can be patented, software can be patented.

I'd logically suggest the reverse: the moment a machine is built that can build every other machine, that "ultimate" machine can be patented, but machines made by that machine can no longer be patented.

hmm... unless that "ultimate" machine is Data... then because he can think like a human he deserves patents on the machines he invents :)

RAS

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