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Re: Microsoft Patents Writing Windows Apps Using HTML

From: William Warren <hescominsoon@trifles.com>
Date: Tue, 09 Dec 2003 17:43:26 -0500
Message-ID: <3FD6500E.2000307@trifles.com>
To: public-web-plugins@w3.org

knowing MS to take you to court and litigate you out of business or just 
steal it and dare you to sue them..<G>...seriously though with MS who knows?

Jerry Mead wrote:

>How very interesting, thanks.
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>I see that this was filed on May 20 1999.
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>Under 'other references' I also see our product WPM (which was subsequently
>renamed Zeepe [http://www.zeepe.com/] ) flagged as being available "at least
>as early as June 1999". In fact WPM was first made public and offered for
>sale on our company site during May 1998. WPM/Zeepe is also a "method and
>apparatus for writing a windows application in HTML"  as described in the
>abstract of this patent [6,662,341].
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>I wonder what the intention is here.
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>Jerry Mead
>http://www.meadroid.com/
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>----- Original Message ----- 
>From: <TheoDP@aol.com>
>To: <public-web-plugins@w3.org>
>Sent: Tuesday, December 09, 2003 9:30 PM
>Subject: Microsoft Patents Writing Windows Apps Using HTML
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>>Anyone care to comment on the patent [6,662,341] Microsoft
>>was awarded today for Writing Windows Applications Using HTML?
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>>It covers the authoring and execution of HTML that runs
>>in its own window outside of the browser.
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>>Seems like it would be tougher to code around than the Eolas
>>patent!
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>http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=/netahtml/srchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=6,662,341.WKU.&OS=PN/6,662,341&RS=PN/6,662,341
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