Re: An Open Letter From Jeff Bezos on Patents

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From: Jesse (
Date: Fri Mar 10 2000 - 17:55:07 PST

On Fri, Mar 10, 2000 at 03:47:21PM -0600, Adam L. Beberg wrote:
> If Jeff Bezos and Tim O'Reilly are really serious about this idea, I
> would hope they would consider funding the ACM Digital Library project
> in some significant manner while keeping a hands off approach.
> Hopefully some FoRK member has the connections to forward this in a
> manner Jeff and Tim will read it.

Forwarded to a friend at amazon who wrote me back that she "forwarded it to


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There are no supercomputer applications that are solvable that cannot be solved
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