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   RE: Washington Post column on Ballmer

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  • From: "Brian Mulder" <mulbum@worldonline.nl>
  • To: "Xml-Dev" <xml-dev@xml.org>
  • Date: Mon, 8 May 2000 00:34:53 +0200

>Or perhaps the history is about to repeat itself. Remember Håkon Wium Lie?
>It was only a year ago that Patent No. 5,860,073 was granted to Microsoft
>for their invention of CSS (*). Perhaps Ballmer himself implied/claimed
>inventing of XML by two Microsoft technologists in his "frank interview".
>Perhaps Microsoft has already filed a patent application. ??

history *IS* repeating itself, when the Tesla inventions
where mascaraded in the beginning of last century, by the
then ruling monopolies. Looks like we have more of the same, but if
it's good or bad is another off-topic discussion...

Brian(still trying to make some room in the 20 hours schedule and learn some
XML :O))

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