[p2p-hackers] Altnet goes after p2p networks with obvious patent

Ian Clarke ian at locut.us
Tue Jan 11 22:38:33 UTC 2005


On 11 Jan 2005, at 21:37, Ian Clarke wrote:

> On 11 Jan 2005, at 21:32, Mark Miller wrote:
>> Ian Clarke wrote:
>>> I vaguely recall the last time I researched this that there was 
>>> prior art from as early as 1990, I think it was Project Xanadu 
>>> (http://xanadu.com/).
>> Yes.
>> http://zgp.org/pipermail/p2p-hackers/2004-March/subject.html#1753
>> especially
>> http://zgp.org/pipermail/p2p-hackers/2004-March/001751.html
>
> I wonder what it takes to meet the standard for prior art for patents 
> - and whether any of this would meet that standard?

Here is some information that may be useful:

   http://www.tms.org/pubs/journals/JOM/matters/matters-9106.html

Ian.

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