Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 4th Jul 2012 23:08 UTC
Google Apparently, this is a major victory of the patent system. This, this right here, this is what the patent system has come to. This is the destructive effect it's having on this once beautiful industry. Thanks to trolls like Apple and Microsoft, basic, elemental functionality is being removed from devices people already own.
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Graffiti Handwriting Recognition
by warrenweiss on Sat 7th Jul 2012 10:21 UTC
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Thom Holwerda wrote:

> elemental functionality is being removed from
> devices people already own.

Palm was forced to hobble their Graffiti handwriting recognition software in response to patent litigation. A patent that was later ruled invalid, as a matter of fact.

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