System and method for updating a remote database in a network

  • US 6,131,096 A
  • Filed: 10/05/1998
  • Issued: 10/10/2000
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/05/1998
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A computer-based method, comprising the steps of:

  • using a browser to receive identification of a downloadable from a computer network;

    initiating execution of the downloadable;

    receiving information designating workspace data to be synchronized and designating a synchronization mode;

    using the Downloadable to instruct a personal information manager (PIM) to retrieve the workspace data to be synchronized;

    using the Downloadable to determine first update data based on the workspace data to be synchronized and on the synchronization mode; and

    using the Downloadable to deliver the first update data to a server database connected to the computer network.

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