[Ffmpeg-devel] [OT] patent madness
Tue Nov 8 20:31:31 CET 2005
In case anyone had missed it, check US patent application 20050244804.
Abstract follows. I say it's scary.
Process of relaying a story having a unique plot
A process of relaying a story having a timeline and a unique plot
involving characters comprises: indicating a character's desire at
a first time in the timeline for at least one of the following: a)
to remain asleep or unconscious until a particular event occurs;
and b) to forget or be substantially unable to recall
substantially all events during the time period from the first
time until a particular event occurs; indicating the character's
substantial inability at a time after the occurrence of the
particular event to recall substantially all events during the
time period from the first time to the occurrence of the
particular event; and indicating that during the time period the
character was an active participant in a plurality of events.
mru at inprovide.com
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