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Microsoft’s Patent Tricks

By Dave Shea | December 10th, 2003 | Filed in Legal

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More patent news to report. On Tuesday, Microsoft was granted a patent on the “method and apparatus for writing a Windows application in HTML.”

Though Microsoft is quoted in the article as “having no plans to enforce it,” one is forced to wonder how this will extend to the recently-uncovered XAML, and what wider implications it will have on web-based applications in general.

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