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September 09, 2011

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And regardless, the patent is beyond obvious. For example, the NeWS window system worked by transferring the entire UI as code over a network connection. In 1987.

I bet if you dig a little into "Droplet" you'll find that they are just another face of IV.

I just checked the internet wayback machine, and found apple's movie trailers site from back in 1999, which is before the patent was granted, and doesn't that invalidate their claim? Follow my link- it was called "quicktime movie trailers theater" at that point.

http://web.archive.org/web/19990909020538/http://www.apple.com/quicktime/trailers/">http://www.apple.com/quicktime/trailers/">http://web.archive.org/web/19990909020538/http://www.apple.com/quicktime/trailers/

All the methods described were sold through WebObjects functionality back in 1996. They were based upon patents from AppKit/Foundation Kit long before that.

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