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From "Fuad Efendi" <f...@efendi.ca>
Subject RE: hyperbolic browser api (I missed)
Date Fri, 23 Sep 2005 04:25:38 GMT
Who patented this keyword:
HYPERBOLA
Algebraic equations? Power of three...
1, 2, 3, ...

I thought only PhotoShop has patented plugins!


-----Original Message-----
From: Gavin Thomas Nicol [mailto:gtn@rbii.com] 
Sent: Thursday, September 22, 2005 8:17 PM
To: nutch-dev@lucene.apache.org
Subject: Re: hyperbolic browser api (I missed)



On Sep 22, 2005, at 2:51 PM, Dawid Weiss wrote:

>
> The company is called Inxight if I recall correctly.
>
> http://www.inxight.com/
>
> Their hyperbolic view is very sweet, I have to admit.

Yes. I looked at it some years ago as a way to visualise hypertext...  
very nice. Something close to it is at www.thebrain.com

> There were some very interesting discussions concerning that patent
> as well -- people pointed out the actual patent covers a  
> _mathematical concept_ well predating last century

Yes, that's the funny part... it's really about an algorithm...




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