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Re: MS-EOLAS story ..

From: Hector Santos <winserver.support@winserver.com>
Date: Mon, 1 Sep 2003 11:45:16 -0400
Message-ID: <00a001c370a0$0de97db0$ad1d2243@FAMILY>
To: <public-web-plugins@w3.org>

> Some more on the much - said and some more questions to add to the
> unanswered (if they havent been asked already..)
>
> Does the microsoft ActiveX/OLE  fall within the scope (Cause MS
applications
> have capability of embedding entire objects within other objects, word,
> excel and the early packager..)

ActiveX is covered.

OLE traditionally was a LOCAL MACHINE operation.  OLE II or COM and DCOM was
the next step up to make it network ready.  So it is COM/DCOM is covered
too.

> On the other hand if OLE falls within the EOLAS patent ,

Not OLE, but COM/DCOM.  All the same basically the same thing.


Sincerely,

Hector Santos, CTO
Santronics Software, Inc.
http://www.santronics.com
305-431-2846 Cell
305-248-3204 Office
Received on Monday, 1 September 2003 12:08:22 UTC

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