[MUD-Dev] [BIZ][TECH] worlds.com gets patent

John Buehler johnbue at msn.com
Thu Apr 26 13:26:18 New Zealand Standard Time 2001


Travis Nixon writes:

> Sorry for this completely off topic post, but can I just say that I
> abhor software patents?

I'm told that there is a patent on the 'method' of clicking on a
geographic map to get real estate information about that location.  I
could giggle myself silly at how inane such a patent is.  What ever
happened to refusing patents on things that are obvious?

  http://www.bitlaw.com/patent/requirements.html

JB

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