Microsoft Patents The Software To-Do List

Posted Oct 11, 2010

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has patented the software development to-do list. The U.S. Patent Number 6,748,582 was granted this past Tuesday to Microsoft and it covers the use of a “task list.” The to-do lists contain comments left in the source code left by an authoring application. When checking an item on the task list, the source code comment is changed. [ZDNet]