[linux-elitists] Prior art search, anyone?

kmself@ix.netcom.com kmself@ix.netcom.com
Fri Dec 15 01:31:29 PST 2000


on Thu, Dec 14, 2000 at 10:15:55PM -0800, Don Marti (dmarti@zgp.org) wrote:
> If this doesn't convince people that software patents are a crock
> of shit, nothing will.  BT is suing Prodigy Communications Corp., of
> all people, over their bogus "hyperlink patent."

Jakob Nielsen -- his book _Multimedia and Hypertext:  The Internet and
Beyond_, ISBN 0-12-518408-5 (paperback).

http://www.useit.com/jakob/mmhtbook.html

From contents:

    3. The History of Hypertext

    Memex (1945)
    Augment/NLS (1962-1976)
    Xanadu (1965)
    Hypertext Editing System (1967) and FRESS (1968)
    Aspen Movie Map (1978)
    KMS (1983)
    Hyperties (1983)
    NoteCards (1985)
    Symbolics Document Examiner (1985)
    Intermedia (1985)
    Guide (1986)
    HyperCard (1987)
    Hypertext Grows Up

More on same:  http://www.useit.com/alertbox/history.html

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