Apple's patent attack
Posted Mar 6, 2010 16:25 UTC (Sat) by bcopeland
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#7,469,381: List scrolling and document translation, scaling, and rotation on a touch-screen display (2007). This one is complex, but seems to cover the practice of "bouncing" the display when scrolled past the end of a document or list.
Bouncing smooth scrolling was also really popular in Ansi viewers of the BBS days (I even wrote one.). Of course, touch screens weren't very common back then, but that seems to be the logical obvious extension.
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