3 Aug 2007 - 12:41am
9 years ago
29 replies
Jack L. Moffett

Apple's Gesture Dictionary

Apple's most recent patent is for a "multi-touch gesture dictionary".
I'm most interested in figure 2, which suggests using a thumb and
finger pinch to cut content, and spread to paste (functions not
currently available on the iPhone). The patent describes thumb and 2
finger and 3 finger actions, as well as clockwise and counter
clockwise gestures. Some of them seem quite intricate, but the simple
ones could be fairly intuitive.

3 Mar 2006 - 1:47pm
10 years ago
15 replies
Dan Saffer

A Patent on Rich Internet Applications

Hey, I made some Flash 3 animations in 1999. Doesn't that mean I
invented the concept of internet applications?

"A patent has been granted to a relatively unknown California Web-
design firm for an invention its creator says covers the design and
creation of most rich-media applications used over the Internet.

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