In article <8qd45u$ar...@bob.news.rcn.net>,
Few innovations are created in a vacuum. Often, very
>>If you can name a computer network that existed before
> I hadn't met a computer then. My first was in 68. If
similar inventions are created simultaneously in various
places in the world. Also, even more disgusting, a
person with the best spin gets the credit for work
that is actually done by another person. Mr Edison,
being a genius, still had a tendancy to do more than
get ownership of a patent where significant work was done
by others, but got authorship also. That is generally
different than today's practice, but his spin machine
was very effective.
A horrible travesty would be for a non-technical political
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