Patents by Inventor Thomas Edward Caldwell

Thomas Edward Caldwell has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 6061743
    Abstract: A computer system has a first namespace with a target, and interface module operative to read the first namespace. A second interface module is operative to read the second namespace. A registry comprises information that associates the first namespace with the first interface module, the second namespace with the second interface module, and the target with the second interface module. A generic user interface is capable of accessing the registry, and determining the associations therein. The user interface is further operative to display the first namespace based on information read by the first interface module, and upon the selection of the target, being operative to display at least a portion of the second namespace based on information read by the second interface module.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 1998
    Date of Patent: May 9, 2000
    Assignee: Novell, Inc.
    Inventors: Jim Ernest Thatcher, Thomas Edward Caldwell