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Microsoft obtains patent on use of pronouns
By brian, Section News
Posted on Sat Jun 19th, 2004 at 10:16:07 GMT
The US Patent Office has granted Microsoft a patent on the use of pronouns in programming languages (US Patent 6,748,585 "Computer programming language pronouns", granted June 8 2004, filed November 29, 2000). According to the patent "by using pronouns... the programmer can write programs faster and easier and eliminate program redundancy without losing readability.". The details of the patent can be found at USPTO.gov.

 

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