[FoRK] web transcoding, Greasemonkey patented by IBM

Ian Andrew Bell FoRK fork
Mon Jun 13 23:37:31 PDT 2005


I just read that Al Gore patented TCP/IP in 1998...

-Ian.


On 13-Jun-05, at 11:04 AM, Rohit Khare wrote:

> For what it's worth, I'd like to record publicly the prior art  
> flagged by a colleague:
>
>
>> Gee, I *thought* this looked familiar.  Remember OreOs?
>>
>> http://www.w3.org/Conferences/WWW4/Papers/56/
>>
>> Two years before the IBM filing date, too...
>>
>
> --RK
>
>
> On Jun 2, 2005, at 10:53 AM, Justin Mason wrote:
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>
>> Seeing as we were talking about this just the other day.  Note  
>> that Claim
>> 1 seems to cover Greasemonkey/Trixie, too.  Thanks IBM!
>>
>>
>> <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=6,886,013.WKU.&OS=PN/6,886,013&RS=PN/ 
>> 6,886,013>
>>
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