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Re: [xml-dev] Another reason patents suck
- From: Dave Winer <email@example.com>
- To: John Cowan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Sat, 13 Oct 2001 09:54:07 -0700
>>In particular, the same technique is used in Netscape/Mozilla. It would
be interesting to discover who did it first.
Right on. I thank Microsoft for teaching me that lick, and they would thank
And it's pretty likely that the Netscape person saw something like that
somewhere else and adapted it.
That's how ideas spread among software designers.
"Only steal from the best."
It didn't start with the Web -- it's been going on for a long, long time.
Just like literature and story-telling. Goes back to the caves.