Managing a resource on a network where each resource has an associated profile with an image

  • US 6,480,855 B1
  • Filed: 08/22/2000
  • Issued: 11/12/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/24/1994
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A method of managing a RESOURCE, comprising the following steps:

  • (a) enabling access to a PROFILE describing the RESOURCE, wherein the PROFILE is stored within a REGIONAL SERVER and the RESOURCE is stored within a LOCAL SERVER if it is downloadable, (b) associating with the PROFILE a file containing a graphical image, and (c) enabling display of the graphical image when the PROFILE is accessed by a user.

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