Platform-independent, usage-independent, and access-independent distributed quote configuraton system

  • US 5,870,719 A
  • Filed: 07/03/1996
  • Issued: 02/09/1999
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/03/1996
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. In a computer network, a quote configurator comprising:

  • a client module, the client module having a user interface to receive quote input and command selections from a user, the quote input and command selections including product selection and selection of information indicative of business rules; and

    a server coupled to the client module across the network, the server having access to quote data and business rules, the server including a server interface configured to receive the quote input and command selections from the client module, the server validating the quote input based on the quote data and the business rules,said user interface and said server interface being comprised of platform independent byte-codes.

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