Re: About Microsoft Patent

Subject: Re: About Microsoft Patent
From: Paul Prescod <paul@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 04 Feb 1999 23:20:24 -0600
Didier PH Martin wrote:
> Yep, this has, for sure implications to XSL with FO not as XSL as a
> transformation language which is not covered by the patent. I guess this add
> more weight to the actual thread about splitting XSL from the formatting
> object stuff.

I refuse to get my nighty in a knot about an unsupportable patent. Just
because the monkeys in the patent office will approve anything doesn't
mean that a judge will back them. Microsoft would also look pretty silly
defending such a stupid pattent -- and losing.

 Paul Prescod  - ISOGEN Consulting Engineer speaking for only himself

"Remember, Ginger Rogers did everything that Fred Astaire did,
but she did it backwards and in high heels."
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