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Submission + - Apple patent claim threatens to block or delay W3C (opera.com)

Kelson writes: "The W3C Widget specification is running into a problem: Apple claims a patent on automatic updates and is unwilling to license it royalty-free in the event that it impacts the spec. The W3C is investigating to determine whether the spec includes anything covered by the patent, and decide what to do."
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Apple patent claim threatens to block or delay W3C

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