6 thoughts on “Microsoft wants to patent smilies?”

  1. Microsoft? AOL? I was writing 🙂 and 🙁 and the like in the 70s, when those ‘big guys’ of today were still in dipers!!!

  2. Mario, this is a patent application so it is not just about what is done but how it is done. Something tells me your emoticons from the 70s did not involve clicking on something with a mouse or even entering a simple key combination on a keyboard.

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