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Re: What a prior art product must do

From: Jason Cunliffe <jason.cunliffe@verizon.net>
Date: Tue, 30 Sep 2003 19:45:57 -0400
Message-ID: <005701c387ac$ff65eb60$6501a8c0@vaio>
To: <jim@idexer.com>, <public-web-plugins@w3.org>

> Why look for prior art? All that needs to be shown is that the claims were
> already obivious and publically known. Anyone remember the old HTML
> mailing list in the early 90's? That's where eoloas got all the material
> for writing the patent. When Marc added <img> to Mosaic most thought that
> wasn't enough and wanted <embed> and other tags. Marc said he didn't have
> enough time to add <embed> then. So this shows where the ideas came from
> and that they were all obivious and openly discussed by those who worked
> with early HTML and browsers.

Really good point -- has anyone got archives of all that ?

- Jason
Received on Tuesday, 30 September 2003 21:53:14 UTC

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