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Actually, the problem is that someone will immediately acquire patents on trivial upgrades and logically-related extensions of the idea. The publication of the idea itself would be prior art.

Right. So we'll all have to constructively publish as many related ideas as possible, as soon as possible :)


That's the spirit!


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