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RE: What a prior art product must do

From: Benjamin Franz <snowhare@nihongo.org>
Date: Tue, 30 Sep 2003 09:31:30 -0700 (PDT)
To: public-web-plugins@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.44.0309300929570.26805-100000@high-mountain.nihongo.org>

On Tue, 30 Sep 2003, Glenn Randers-Pehrson wrote:

> 
> > Don't helper applications display content in their own windows?
> 
> Perhaps, but if the user is running mosaic in full-screen mode as I
> always did, it uses the same "display area".

Doesn't meet claim 4:

> > >4.  An external program residing on the client computer is automatically 
> > > loaded and executed to display the embedded file within a designated 
> > > area of the browser window.
  
_DESIGNATED_ area. The helper apps opened their windows 'anywhere' they
felt like it (or that the window manager 'felt' like it).

-- 
Benjamin Franz

Gauss's law is always true, but it is not always useful.
    -- David J. Griffiths, "Introduction to Electrodynamics"
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