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Re: [xml-dev] Another reason patents suck

Dave Winer scripsit:

> So I look for a bold name. That indicates something that's changed since the
> last time I looked.
> Now why did I think of that? Because I use Outlook Express. That's how they
> indicate that a mailbox has changed.


> Now, would Microsoft like to stop me from using that little technique?
> I would surprised if they would. After all they Only Steal From The Best,
> themselves. ;->

In particular, the same technique is used in Netscape/Mozilla.  It would
be interesting to discover who did it first.

John Cowan           http://www.ccil.org/~cowan              cowan@ccil.org
Please leave your values        |       Check your assumptions.  In fact,
   at the front desk.           |          check your assumptions at the door.
     --sign in Paris hotel      |            --Miles Vorkosigan