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          Appeal No. 96-3211                                                            
          Application 07/928,717                                                        
               4.   The examiner rejected claims 6, 9, and 15 under                     
          35 U.S.C.  112 as being indefinite.  The rejection of claim 9                
          appears to rest on its dependence from claim 6.  (Paper 24 at 2.)             
          The examiner withdrew this rejection from claims 6 and 15.                    
          (Paper 29.)  We presume this rejection has been withdrawn from                
          claim 9 as well.                                                              
               5.   The examiner also rejected all of the claims on appeal              
          under 35 U.S.C.  103 (Paper 24 at 3) as having been obvious in               
          light of the following references:                                            
          Folsom                       4,001,881                  4 Jan. 1977           
          Suzuki                     JP 59-2210942               12 Dec. 1984           
          Niitsu                       5,132,790                 21 July 1992           
                                                        (filed 27 Mar. 1991)            
          B.   What the references teach                                                
               A person having ordinary skill in the art would have                     
          appreciated fact findings 6 to 14 at the time of invention.                   
               6.   Folsom teaches cameras supplying a video signal to a                
          video recorder.  (3:31-34.)                                                   
               7.   Recording may be in "time-lapse" (i.e., intermittent)               
          mode or it may be in real-time (i.e., continuous) mode.  (3:19-               
          30.)                                                                          


               2    We rely on a translation that Applicant provided for                
          our understanding of this Japanese laid-open application.                     
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