Someone is trying to patent Quickwriting
daniele.athome at gmail.com
Mon Nov 8 12:17:40 CET 2010
Some weeks ago a new software for Android has come out, the 8pen:
the video clearly introduces a modified/simplified version of
Quickwriting, an open (ie unpatented) input method invented a few
Now they are trying to put a patent on it, even on variations! This is
outrageous, since the idea has already been thought. I think we still
apply against this patent, and move for a request to make it void
(it's still in pending state).
Here is the patent request:
Please help the open source community against this ridiculous attempt
to make money on an already invented thing.
p.s. I already have a working implementation waiting to be pushed, so
let's not waste time! :-)
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