Frank D. Engel, Jr.
fde101 at fjrhome.net
Wed Dec 8 13:37:45 CST 2004
Hmm.. sounds like something other programs have been doing for a long
time already. Take FileMaker Pro, for example...
I wonder if the patent is actually valid?
On Dec 8, 2004, at 1:27 PM, Meitnik at aol.com wrote:
> U.S. Patent Awarded for Pageflex's Flexible Template Technology
> CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)----Pageflex (NASDAQ:BITS)
> (www.pageflex.com), the leading provider of variable data publishing
> and Web-to-print
> technology, today announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
> has awarded a
> patent for Pageflex's flexible template technology.
> Pageflex template technology enables a document layout to "flex,"
> accommodating variable content within sophisticated designer-specified
> guidelines. The
> Pageflex XML-based composition engine handles page content (text and
> separate from page form (layout). When the length or size of custom
> content is
> different than the size of the box the content is flowing into, the
> box can
> expand in either the horizontal or vertical direction (or both), to
> the content. Designer-specified rules determine the maximum and minimum
> dimensions, as well as behavior of the surrounding elements on the
> page. The result
> is the ability to define sophisticated templates that accommodate a
> wide range
> of variable content by flexing the page layout. Pageflex's U.S. patent
> includes all of these capabilities as well as additional claims for
> "Pageflex solutions are founded on our unique flexible template
> said Anna Chagnon, Pageflex CEO. "Receiving this patent is an important
> milestone as we accelerate on our growth plan, ensuring protection for
> innovations that help our customers compete successfully."
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Frank D. Engel, Jr. <fde101 at fjrhome.net>
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