'Windowing' programs

From: Fred Cisin <cisin_at_xenosoft.com>
Date: Wed Aug 14 11:36:00 2002

> Damn - I actually paused to think before I typed the Holy Protected Word
> And All Its Homonyms, Antonyms, freakin lawyers - backed by Billy's
> Billions... maybe DOJ will point Ashcroft at them...

Sorry to reintroduce POLITICS to this list, but,...
Do you think that the CURRENT administration is "friendly" or "hostile" to
big business?
I expect the CURRENT administration to drop all action against MICROS~1.

> Anyway, I used to use a program for very early DOS machines called
> Software Carousel, which basically freeze-dried up to 12 snapshots of the
> current TPA and chunked them onto the HD... and assigned each frozen
> session to a PF key. So you could switch back and forth between tasks
> easily.

Is the current "prior art" discussion about the USE of task switching, or
the NAME "Windows"? In other words, is this a PATENT, or a TRADEMARK
Received on Wed Aug 14 2002 - 11:36:00 BST

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