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Re: Graffiti question/annoyance

  • Subject: Re: Graffiti question/annoyance
  • From: Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@schestowitz.com>
  • Date: Wed, 13 Jul 2005 07:52:37 +0100
  • Newsgroups: comp.sys.palmtops.pilot
  • Organization: schestowitz.com / Manchester University
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J. Clarke wrote:

> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> AaronJ wrote:
>>> Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@schestowitz.com> wrote:
>>>>it's rather disappointing that Palm did not allow
>>>>the user an easy _choice_.   [G1 or G2]
>>> Palm had no choice. A judge had ruled that Graffiti 1 infringed on a
>>> patent Xerox held on a handwriting recognition method called Unistrokes.
>> Excellent. So every Palm user has to suffer. Now isn't society treading
>> onwards into a future of innovation and greater ease? I am very glad that
>> the EU software patent bill was binned.
> One wonders why Xerox bothered with the suit--they'd have made a lot more
> money by clobbering Apple over the Mac but they didn't bother then.  I
> suspect that there was some sort of political motivation for going after
> Palm.

These ones maybe?



http://www.xerox.com/go/xrx/template/018v.jsp?view=Micro ...


Roy S. Schestowitz

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