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Re: Microformats


From: Patrick H. Lauke
Date: Feb 21, 2007 11:50AM

Cheryl Wise wrote:
> What you think Apple would like it if Microsoft "appropriated" the same name
> for similar features?

Well, the term "widget" is fairly common, and already in widespread use
before Apple's dashboard thingy. I seem to recall that Konfabulator (now
Yahoo! Widgets) got there before Apple, and even before that the term
and functionality was already available in one of the
Stardock/Windowsblinds shell replacements for Windows and certain Linux
display managers...so yeh, widgets != Apple...but I digress :)

Patrick H. Lauke