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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

is an engineering manager with over 20 years of experience across software development, site reliability engineering, and security. He is the creator of SimplePie and AWS SDK for PHP, patented multifactor-authentication-as-a-service at WePay, defined much of the CI/CD and SRE disciplines at McGraw-Hill Education, and came up with the idea of “serverless, event-driven, responsive functions in the cloud” while at Amazon Web Services in 2010. Ryan's aptly-named blog, , is where he writes about ideas longer than . Ambivert. Curious. Not a coffee drinker.