Someone is trying to patent Quickwriting
daniele.athome at gmail.com
Tue Nov 16 13:40:18 CET 2010
On Tue, Nov 16, 2010 at 12:00, <community-request at lists.openmoko.org> wrote:
> From: Alfa21-mobile <freerunner at my.is.it>
> To: List for Openmoko community discussion <community at lists.openmoko.org>
> Date: Tue, 16 Nov 2010 11:07:51 +0100
> Subject: Re: Someone is trying to patent Quickwriting
> I think the concept behind quickwriting is unrelated to the numbers of
> zones but the way you use them to write.
> "The basic conceit of Quikwriting is that you make a character by
> moving your pen first out of, and then back into, a central resting
> done. So drawing a character is sort of like drawing a flower petal.
> Below is the very first demo I made for it"
> btw, in this page I read also:
> "Then several things happened. Microsoft got interested in it and
> licensed it from NYU (thereby helping to support our research!)"
> so, I think it's not free :P
So I guess that QWO implementation is outlaw... :S
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