Thursday, February 12, 2004

Microsoft Locks Up XML Patent

Microsoft Locks Up XML Patent: "The speculation as to whether Microsoft (Quote, Chart) intends to patent XML (define) technology is over.
Microsoft has been granted United States patent 6,687,897 for 'XML script automation.'
The patent, awarded by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on February 3, appears to deal with basic XML functionality. Specifically, it describes a method for unpacking multiple scripts contained within a single XML file"
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