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Fri Jun 8 16:08:09 UTC 2007
>> I give Microsoft
>> full credit for inventing a new interface
> Uh... Can one invent something that has already been done? I can't find
> the link, but another chap has been doing this for a few years already.
Well Dotan says they invented it, but that anyone else could do it. That's
not how MS works. _If_ they'd invented it, you can guarantee that they'd
have it locked up with software patents, and _nobody_ could duplicate it
without facing their lawyers.
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