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RE: Microsoft patent on Translate header field

From: John Best <john.best@simplytrading.com>
Date: Thu, 20 Feb 2003 09:48:14 -0000
Message-ID: <80580AC1CF583E4E87794E275D178991543B43@stexchange1.simplytrading.ltd.uk>
To: "Jim Whitehead" <ejw@cse.ucsc.edu>, <w3c-dist-auth@w3c.org>

They have a patent on including a specific header?

Blimey, I thought patents where for inventions, not a petty change to something.

John B.


Well, that pretty much settles the argument over the use of Translate. :-)

- Jim

> -----Original Message-----
> From: w3c-dist-auth-request@w3.org
> [mailto:w3c-dist-auth-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of Roy T. Fielding
> Sent: Wednesday, February 19, 2003 2:52 PM
> To: w3c-dist-auth@w3c.org
> Subject: Microsoft patent on Translate header field
> US Patent 6,449,633.  Whatever.
> http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph- 
> Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=/netahtml/ 
> srchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=6,449,633.WKU.&OS=PN/6,449,633&RS=PN/ 
> 6,449,633
> ....Roy


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