From: Joe Touch (touch@ISI.EDU)
Date: Tue Jun 06 2000 - 13:15:05 PDT
Jeff Bone wrote:
> Love that prior art. ;-)
Sadly, lack thereof.
> Joe Touch wrote:
> > Edward Jung wrote:
> > >
> > > Although I hate to admit it, I co-wrote a patent on this idea at Microsoft
> > > for COM monikers in 1993 (see US5581760 and several related patents). Not
> > > nearly as well written, but the same idea.
> > >
> > > The basic idea is that you can compose one or more bag of bits into a name.
> > > Each bag is evaluated in the context of the name, which is the way it is
> > > like a closure.
> > Names as closures go back a little longer:
> > B. Clifford Neuman. The need for closure in large distributed systems.
> > Operating Systems Review, 23(4):28-30, October 1989.
> > Joe
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