[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: Sharing the Family PC is Patent-Pending

From: Paul Hovnanian P.E.
Subject: Re: Sharing the Family PC is Patent-Pending
Date: Fri, 07 May 2004 12:11:03 -0700

LEE Sau Dan wrote:
> >>>>> "theodp" == theodp  <> writes:
>     theodp> While Mainframe and Unix users are unlikely to find it
>     theodp> novel that Windows XP allows several family members to
>     theodp> share a PC while enabling each to have personalized
>     theodp> settings and folders, that's not stopping Microsoft from
>     theodp> seeking a patent for 'Methods and arrangements for
>     theodp> providing multiple concurrent desktops and workspaces in a
>     theodp> shared computing environment,' the USPTO disclosed
>     theodp> Thursday.
> If this paragraph is really  disclosed by the USPTO, then that clearly
> indicates that the USPTO is  aware that there are plentiful prior art.
> Why are they still entertaining M$?

That paragraph was written by the original poster. Its not necessarily
part of the application.

Paul Hovnanian
note to spammers:  a Washington State resident
Life would be so much easier if we could just look at the source code.

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]