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MS ORMapping patent?

Ok this question might not belong in this forum but since there are quite a
few ORMappers around in the .NET world Ill give it a try since I guess more
than me are interested in this:

just read about this patent
http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-P...7560&RS=607560

Could someone from Microsoft please explain what it actually means?

Have yo patented ORMApping?

snippet:
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However, it will be recognized that the invention comprises implementations
for generating code in other languages as well. In addition, the invention
contemplates that the source and target may be any type of object, for
example, schemas,
----

what does it actually mean?
Do you own the right to map data from one format (xml, objects, whatever) to
another format?
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