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Re: Touch and gestures events

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Wed, 14 Oct 2009 09:57:42 -0700
Cc: Garrett Smith <dhtmlkitchen@gmail.com>, www-dom@w3.org, WebApps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-id: <9A49A5E6-A4AA-498B-B82B-8E18C406F24D@apple.com>
To: Olli@pettay.fi

On Oct 14, 2009, at 2:00 AM, Olli Pettay wrote:

> On 10/14/09 3:40 AM, Garrett Smith wrote:
>
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>> A blatant violation of US Patent: US20090225039.
>>
>
>
> Thanks for this information! I was a bit afraid of that Apple
> might have done something evil like this.
> [1] seems to be dated Sept. 10 2009.
>
>
>
> -Olli
>
> [1] http://www.patents.com/TOUCH-EVENT-MODEL-PROGRAMMING-INTERFACE/US20090225039/en-US/
>

I note that Apple is a member of the Web Apps Working Group and thus  
subject to the W3C Patent Policy with respect to Web Apps WG  
deliverables. I can't comment on whether Apple would exclude any  
patent claims relating to this area, if they turn out to be essential  
claims.

Regards,
Maciej
Received on Wednesday, 14 October 2009 16:58:19 GMT

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