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Then and Now

Stefan Tilkov,

James Robertson:

Consider: What if ParcPlace had patented the idea of a language runtime/VM back in the 80s, and then acted like Verizon has against Vonage? Would the software industry be a better place now? As much of a Smalltalk advocate as I am, I’m going to say no. Software patents should be eliminated - they help no one.