Smalltalk to the rescue? Microsoft EX-execs sue Red Hat

12 October, 2007

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Some Microsoft EX-exec’s sue Red Hat for patent infringement. How “EX” you say? Well the last one arrived Oct 1st. The patent is for a windowed GUI. Hummm that’s a good one. Wait didn’t Dan do that?

Smalltalk to the rescue?? Help is on the way!

4 Responses to “Smalltalk to the rescue? Microsoft EX-execs sue Red Hat”


  1. […] Rahul Mohandas wrote an interesting post today onHere’s a quick excerptSome Microsoft EX-exec’s sue Red Hat for patent infringement. How “EX” you say? Well the last one arrived Oct 1st. The patent is for a windowed GUI. Hummm that’sa good one. Wait didn’t Dan do that? Smalltalk to the rescue? … […]

  2. Bruce Badger Says:

    Unfortunalely, these patent trolls bought their patents from Xerox. We need something *before* Xerox.

  3. not exactly Says:

    Just before the filing date – not before xerox. Smalltalk was well before the filing date of the patent, although I am not sure if those versions had the features the patents were talking about.


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