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Re: If MS pulls plug-in support, who do I sue

From: Hector Santos <winserver.support@winserver.com>
Date: Tue, 9 Sep 2003 17:10:34 -0400
Message-ID: <001d01c37716$d2e7ac50$acc59c44@FAMILY>
To: <priority_one@amberdigital.com>, "neo binedell" <neoji@mweb.co.za>
Cc: "'W3C Public Web Plugins List'" <public-web-plugins@w3.org>

Yup, Mr. Doyle is certainly counting his chickens.....

Sincerely,

Hector Santos, CTO
Santronics Software, Inc.
http://www.santronics.com
305-431-2846 Cell
305-248-3204 Office




----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Michael Condouris" <priority_one@amberdigital.com>
To: "neo binedell" <neoji@mweb.co.za>
Cc: "'W3C Public Web Plugins List'" <public-web-plugins@w3.org>
Sent: Tuesday, September 09, 2003 5:10 PM
Subject: RE: If MS pulls plug-in support, who do I sue


>
> If this patent covers that, it may as well cover the cotton gin.  I
> can't see how that even comes close to their admittedly broad sketch of
> what a plug-in is.  On the other hand, they do seem to be quite ballsy.
>
> On Tue, 2003-09-09 at 16:48, neo binedell wrote:
> > So what is the concensus when one opens a
> > flash swf document directly from the server
> > (i.e. not embedded inside a web page)?
> >
> > There are no html tags or html documents for
> > that matter?
> >
> > ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> > ::: Quantum materiae materietur
> > ::: marmota monax si marmota
> > ::: monax materiam possit materiari?
> > ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> >
> >
> > >Jake,
> >
> > >That's my impression also about the '906 patent.  The nut of the patent
> > >is that a plugin is run inside of a Web page (AKA, hypermedia document)
> > >and it has its own dedicated area of the Web page to show output and
> > >interact with a user.
> >
> > >Richard
> -- 
> Michael Condouris
> http://www.amberdigital.com
> Telephone: 973-857-7707
>
>
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