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Nathaniel Borenstein

Nathaniel Borenstein (born September 23, 1957) is one of the original designers of the MIME protocol for sending multimedia Internet electronic mail.

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  • As more and more good ideas come under the protection of patents, it may become increasingly unlikely that any one program can incorporate the state of the art in user-interface design without sinking into a quagmire of unending royalty payments and legal battles.
    • Borenstein, Nathaniel S. (1991). Programming as if people mattered : friendly programs, software engineering, and other noble delusions (4. print. ed.). Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press. pp. 52. ISBN 9780691087528. 
  • Software patents may be used as a form of outright coercion, providing protection against theft of ideas as a potentially high cost to future inventors.
    • Borenstein, Nathaniel S. (1991). Programming as if people mattered : friendly programs, software engineering, and other noble delusions (4. print. ed.). Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press. pp. 53. ISBN 9780691087528. 

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