[thelist] [News] IBM patents site templates

martin.p.burns at uk.pwcglobal.com martin.p.burns at uk.pwcglobal.com
Wed Oct 17 07:53:58 CDT 2001

Memo from Martin P Burns of PricewaterhouseCoopers

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Also on /.

However, I can't see IBM successfully closing down the entire content
management system industry - and if they tried, there is plenty of prior
art anyway (prior to the patent filing, not just prior to it being approved).


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Subject:  [thelist] [News] IBM patents site templates

 From Slashdot:

"IBM has been awarded US Patent #6,304,886 for software that automatically
"generates [a] customized Web site without the Web site creator writing any
HTML or other programming code"


The US Patent & Trademark Office just keeps touching new highs on the
imbecility scale :(

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