Replicas - was Re: *** Ideas needed for developing interactive displays....

From: Vintage Computer Festival <>
Date: Fri Sep 10 18:25:31 2004

On Fri, 10 Sep 2004, Roger Merchberger wrote:

> >They clearly mark it as a replica on the accompanying plaque (and give me
> >credit to boot :) I would agree here that it was "better" than the real
> >thing since the users could actually see it working in a reasonable
> >facsimilation (I made up that word).
> When? Google's already got 563 hits for it, there's a webmag there (split
> between Florida and BC, Canada)...

I don't know. I use Merriam-Webster's Online, which has slowly degraded
over time in terms of good results since they want you to pay for better
access I guess. At any rate, they didn't have that form of the word,
though it seems perfectly valid to me.

> Or are you just looking to patent it, a la M$ patenting using a tab key in
> a browser, or somesuch? :-P

Well, if there's money to be made then sure :)

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