[Standards] Shared Editing w/ Remote Events for XML
janne at savukoski.name
Thu Sep 27 16:31:45 UTC 2007
On 9/27/07, Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter at stpeter.im> wrote:
> Thomas Charron wrote:
> > On 9/27/07, Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter at stpeter.im> wrote:
> >> Thomas Charron wrote:
> >>> How a patent could be granted on basically transmitting an XPath
> >>> query string is really beyond me.
> >> Me too.
> > Here's what's interesting. The patents issues where to France Telecom.
> > The patents where issued, I believe, on exactly the same use we
> > where looking at, specifically, distributing XML document changes over
> > Jabber/XMPP.
> I haven't looked at the patent application itself. What's the number?
> > Ironic, isn't it....
> Ironic or depressing, depending on how you look at it.
Heh, I just had to take a look. "Data signal for modifying a graphic
scene, corresponding method and device" :) (US 6,911,982)
Actually pretty educating, I could've never guessed that one can
generalize patents this broadly outside their original scope...
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