[Herts] Software patents petition

Steve Clark steve at bagofspoons.net
Wed Jan 3 17:01:27 GMT 2007

Ian Gregory wrote:
>>> Yet another to sign
>>> http://petitions.pm.gov.uk/softwarepatents/
>>> Over 200 signatories so far. We can live in hope.
> When I signed it less than 2 hours ago there were only 130 signatories.
> I guess the dramatic increase is due to the fact that I heard about it
> through a UKUUG email which was presumably sent to all UKUUG members.
>>   The server encountered an internal error or misconfiguration and was
>>   unable to complete your request.
> The server did seem to be struggling at the time I signed - it has
> worked OK in the past though - that is the second or possibly third
> petition I have signed at the site.

It's back and passing 400 now. Spread the word.

For some reason my GPG signatures sometimes fail on this list. I expect
the list server is sometimes making a minor change to my text. Any
difference at all will cause the signature to be invalid. I'm always
happy to talk encryption to anyone who will listen at the meetings.


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