Re: [Long and Old] Push, Shove, Pull, Capture '97.

Mark Baker (
Wed, 08 Apr 1998 08:45:43 -0400

At 02:29 AM 8/4/98 -0700, I Find Karma wrote:
>Speaking of which, does Tibco really own THE patent on
>Publish-Subscribe? A number of clever proprietary publish-subscribe
>solutions patents I can believe, but why would the patent office give
>them THE publish-subscribe patent when it's such an archetypal way to
>write push applications?

I heard a while back that they have a trademark on the name
"Publish/Subscribe", not a patent on the technology.

Unfortunately, a quick trip to Altavista turns up no evidence of this.


Mark Baker.  Chief Technology Officer, Beduin Communications Inc.
Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA