[A2k] PATNEWS: Apple's new crappy patent on disabling cellphones

Erik Josefsson erik.hjalmar.josefsson at gmail.com
Sat Sep 29 00:52:13 PDT 2012


On 15/09/12 10:08, Erik Josefsson wrote:
>
> Would then a regexp like this one be considered prior art?
>
>     ^((?>[a-zA-Z\d!#$%&'*+\-/=?^_`{|}~]+\x20*|"((?=[\x01-\x7f])[^"\\]|\\[\x01-\x7f])*"\x20*)*(?<angle><))?((?!\.)(?>\.?[a-zA-Z\d!#$%&'*+\-/=?^_`{|}~]+)+|"((?=[\x01-\x7f])[^"\\]|\\[\x01-\x7f])*")@(((?!-)[a-zA-Z\d\-]+(?<!-)\.)+[a-zA-Z]{2,}|\[(((?(?<!\[)\.)(25[0-5]|2[0-4]\d|[01]?\d?\d)){4}|[a-zA-Z\d\-]*[a-zA-Z\d]:((?=[\x01-\x7f])[^\\\[\]]|\\[\x01-\x7f])+)\])(?(angle)>)$
>

I never got an answer to this question.

Can a peer to patent proponent please step forward?

In particular someone from Google would be nice since they are now 
apparently engaged in the lip service: 
http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2012/09/patent-busting-crowdsourced/

And no, I will never forgive Beth Novak for saying killing software 
patents is not a political option only one year after we did it in the EU.

//Erik



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