[JDEV] Slashdot article on IM Bots patent

Gallo, Felix S. FGallo at westernasset.com
Thu Aug 15 15:45:31 CDT 2002

The University of Illinois PLATO system had chatbots in at
least 1982 -- probably more like 1978.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ben Schumacher [mailto:ben at blahr.com] 
> Sent: Thursday, August 15, 2002 1:26 PM
> To: jdev at jabber.org
> Subject: Re: [JDEV] Slashdot article on IM Bots patent
> On Thu, 15 Aug 2002, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> > The scary thing is, these people were actively applying their 
> > technology to use over Jabber at one point (not sure if they still 
> > are) -- talk about bad faith.
> >
> > Peter
> /me is pretty sure that ChatBot would serve as prior art -- 
> if it was built before August of 2000 (which I believe it was).
> Cheers,
> bs.
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