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The W3C has spent the last three months poring over Apple's patent on remote updating, and the web standards organization thinks the patent can be avoided by careful wording and tweaking a couple of APIs. Apple revealed its patent in March this year, throwing the W3C's attempts to create a standard for widgets into confusion and …

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Anonymous Coward

Opera

How come Opera always get mentioned when it comes to MS and the EU, and get a flood of shrills on their case, but the fact that Opera also started Widgets at the W3C doesn't even get a mention?

http://dev.w3.org/2006/webapi/fileio/fileIO.htm

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@AC - Opera

Because it has nothing to do with the story?

Similarly they didn't mention Michaelangelo painted the sistine chapel, etc

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@AC (16:07)

Yes, that's my point.

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