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RE: Microsoft granted patent for "My Yahoo" [off topic]

From: Mike Leach (Cubic Compass) <mike@cubiccompass.com>
Date: Wed, 15 Oct 2003 15:18:23 -0700
To: "'W3C Public Web Plugins List'" <public-web-plugins@w3.org>
Message-ID: <WM61D256F6444746548A74134B9D9AC258@cubiccompass.com>
Fortunately, MSFT mostly makes patent claims to stack the deck defensively.
In this case, it appears, to prevent Yahoo from making claims on "My MSN"




From: public-web-plugins-request@w3.org
[mailto:public-web-plugins-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Richard M. Smith
Sent: Wednesday, October 15, 2003 1:12 PM
To: W3C Public Web Plugins List




United States Patent 


Isaac ,   et al. 

October 14, 2003 


Customization of network documents by accessing customization information on
a server computer using uniquie user identifiers 


User-selected customization information for a network (e.g., HTML) document
is stored at a server with reference to user identifying information that
uniquely identifies the user. Whenever the user navigates back to the
network address of the HTML document, the user is identified automatically
and receives a customized HTML document formed in accordance with the
customization information. 


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