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Re: IBM patents tunneling HTTP through another protocal

From: David W. Morris <dwm@xpasc.com>
Date: Fri, 5 Jun 1998 09:42:34 -0700 (PDT)
To: http working group <http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com>
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On Fri, 5 Jun 1998, Jim Gettys wrote:

> The idea, as I understand it, has been around for a long time.  Examples
> 1 and 3 above apply most closely, that occur to me without much thought,
> and long predate the patent application.

But isn't it the building and describing of a 'machine' which receives the
patent and not the concept or idea? 

Dave
Received on Friday, 5 June 1998 09:50:34 EDT

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