Gmail-like conversation grouping

Paul Waring paul at xk7.net
Fri Dec 29 22:45:39 CET 2006


Pablo Manuel Rizzo wrote:
> That's ridiculous. A patent on that! Makes no sense.

Sense rarely comes into the realm of Intellectual Property rights.

> And why should I care?

Because Google probably has better lawyers than you.

> Duroty already have this functionallity, they say Duroty is the
> OpenSource Gmail, and they even have a Google-group.

The fact that another product has similar functionality doesn't mean 
anything, it could well be that they're infringing a patent as well.

Paul





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