borfast Posted July 2, 2004 Share Posted July 2, 2004 Well, it seems that M$ really wants to patent everything they can. Even stuff they didn't invent, like this one. You know when you open a few windows of the same program and they get grouped under the same button on the taskbar? Well, M$ says they invented that and the US patents office granted them the patent, although there are several systems that made use of it long before WinXP (which was the first M$ OS to make use of the technique). Fortunately, it's not something many people would like to use. At least not me, since it's probably the most annoying feature of WinXP - well, I wasn't counting with all the other "features".... http://slashdot.org/articles/04/07/02/0027244.shtml?tid=109&tid=155&tid=185&tid=187&tid=190&tid=201&tid=99 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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