Eolas, Eolas, Eolas...

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I first started reading articles on the new changes to Internet Explorer (due to the Eolas patent case) beginning last night. Much more was written by this morning. Here are the articles I’ve come across so far…

Also, there are some technical documents regarding how to alter your web content so that the user experience continues to remain seamless coming from Microsoft, Apple, Real Networks and Macromedia.

First SCO and their UNIX scam, and now Eolas. What’s next? Will Nintendo claim to have a patent on the GUI?

I think Todd Dominey says it best:

Whichever way, the new workarounds will lead to page bloat, additional server-calls, confusion, and additional monetary expense/time suckage for businesses and web developers everywhere. Yay Eolas.

Ryan Parman

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