Judge bans Microsoft Word sales

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  1. NucleusKore

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    Source: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/8197990.stm

    A US federal court has ordered Microsoft to pay over $290m (£175m) for wilfully infringing on a patent by Canadian firm i4i.

    The patent relates to the use of XML, a mark-up language that allows formatting of text and makes files readable across different programs.

    XML is integral to Microsoft's flagship word processing software Word.

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    Serves them right, they should learn to use and support open standards and formats.
     
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    Awesome. Now MS has had a taste of their own medicine.
     
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    That is great news. Let us see how Microsoft reacts
     
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