Gartner: Patent Reform Ideas - Plain English Filings
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Date: 08 May 2009 09:49
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Here is the text for a single point used in describing Microsoft’s patent for grouping and manipulating windows. The idea seems simple enough - but check this out: A computer-implemented method for operating upon windows as an aggregate, the computer system having a display device and a window system for displaying displayable windows on the display device, each of a plurality of the displayable windows associated with a program for implementing what is displayed in the window and having associated viewing states including an open state and a closed state, and having a current state, wherein the current state represents a viewing state, wherein each viewing state provides information for setting the appearance of the associated window and for setting an execution state of the associated program, the method comprising the steps of:
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