All your plugin capability are belong to us
September 2, 2003 1:40 PM Subscribe
Eolas® Technologies Inc. owns the plugin concept.
Meet US Patent 5,838,906
: "The patent claims to cover mechanisms for embedding objects within distributed hypermedia documents, where at least some of the object's data is located external to the document, and there is a control path to the object's implementation to support user interaction with the object." Eolas sued
Microsoft, was awarded $521 million
, Microsoft is appealing, and the W3C held
hosted) an ad hoc meeting on the recent court decision and launched a discussion list
. Microsoft plans to promptly make changes to Internet Explorer. If this follows through, what are the negative and positive implications?
posted by aaronshaf (29 comments total)