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   Re: Oops, it's patented

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  • From: "Clark C. Evans" <cce@clarkevans.com>
  • To: Richard Tobin <richard@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
  • Date: Sat, 27 May 2000 19:35:50 -0400 (EDT)

On Sat, 27 May 2000, Richard Tobin wrote:
> Is this just a joke, or are these guys really trying to patent using a
> schema to give a choice of legal elements in an editor?

It does look like they are trying to patent it.  Humorous isn't it?

>  The XML editor in Visual Markup employs our patent-pending
This just means that they submitted a "preliminary patent" or
a "patent application".  The PTO has yet to review it...

I really hope that the PTO would be smart enough to 
see that there is both prior art for this and also
that the technique is obvious.  You never know!


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