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developers, developers, developers!;developers, developers, developers!;developers, developers, developers!
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Also; developers.
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Wow, doesn't seem like the best outcome to me...

I don't know enough about US patent law to comment much, but I read through the lawsuit and some of the background, and it seems that $290 million is a ridiculous amount...

Would the technology really be worth that much to either Microsoft or i4i?? I highly doubt it, I don't even know what component of Word it is that is infringing (something about database management, which I doubt the majority of Word users will be using), and I myself definitely haven't used it.

Seems that the amount of damages awarded is way too high, and in this sense I don't think the result was right.
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Who's the sweaty guy ?

Seriously.
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Ahh damnit!.. would of been good if the quote within quote within quote of sweaty balmer carried on >.<

OT: Ahh well.. no surprise here
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If I only had the money to buy a patent...

I know that they didn't just do that. I'm just saying it would be a great way to make money, even if it's not honest.
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I don't feel bad for them at all
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do we smell some bad apples
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Now, hopefully a certain other computer giant will lose some patent battles too :3
 
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