A multiprogrammed format is
|“||one in which the computer is capable of executing more than one program, and thus perform more than one application at the same time, without the need to reprogram the computer for each task it must perform.||”|
- ↑ In re Bradley, 600 F.2d 807, 808, 202 U.S.P.Q. (BNA) 480 (C.C.P.A. 1979) (full-text), aff'd by an equally divided court sub nom. Diamond v. Bradley, 450 U.S. 381 (1981) (full-text).