__/ [ hug ] on Thursday 23 February 2006 14:45 \__
> Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>__/ [ Who Turned Off The Lights? ] on Thursday 23 February 2006 08:25 \__
>>> On Thu, 23 Feb 2006 08:16:03 +0000, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>>> If not laughable, this is worrisome:
>>> Oh great one! Impart upon us some wisdom and tell us what it all means?
>>See the following:
>>The patent?issued on Valentine?s Day?covers all rich-media technology
>>implementations, including Flash, Flex, Java, Ajax, and XAML, when the
>>rich-media application is accessed on any device over the Internet,
>>according to the patent holders.
>>A patent has been granted to a relatively unknown California Web-design
>>firm for an invention its creator says covers the design and creation of
>>most rich-media applications used over the Internet. The patent holder,
>>Balthaser Online Inc., says it could license nearly any rich-media Internet
>>application across a broad range of devices and networks.
> Too damn bad for them that rich-media internet applications came along
> before their silly-assed patent and they didn't invent squat any more
> than Al Gore invented the internet, it'll be a hoot watching the
> retarded legal system scratch its pointy little head before throwing
> their first case out. If the legal system plays their game, I'll need
> to patent the use of oxygen for combatting suffocation.
What do you mean??? Al Gore did not invent the Internet? But he said so. To
Gore: "During my service in the United States Congress, I took the initiative
in creating the Internet." (CNN's 'Late Edition')
Roy S. Schestowitz | "Life is too short to proofread"
http://Schestowitz.com | SuSE Linux | PGP-Key: 0x74572E8E
3:20pm up 6 days 3:39, 8 users, load average: 1.04, 0.42, 0.20
http://iuron.com - Open Source knowledge engine project