Okay, to the headline isn't totally serious, but you should probably check out this patent application that was published today, originally files November 2010.
It describes the following:
In one embodiment, a bag-in-box container includes a fluid containment bag including a pliable body and a dispensing spout that extends from the body, the spout including a neck and a collar that extends outward from the neck, a carton in which the bag is positioned, the spout of the bag being recessed within an interior space of the carton, and a locking member placed in contact with the neck that secures the spout in a predetermined position within the carton interior space.
Boxed wine a-la Franzia?
Yeah. Well, the truth of it isn't as cool as it sounds.
They go on to say the following:
Ink is often supplied to large scale printers using plastic containers. For example the printer may comprise a rack upon which one or more cylindrical plastic ink bottles can be supported.
Wait…ink? That's it? HP is just thinking up a new container for holding ink in large-scale printers. Well, then again HP do specialize in printers. They were the same folks who were putting Palm's wonderful webOS into printers, so if anyone can turn a cheap box of wine into an ink cartridge for a printer, it's HP.
Oh well, at least we have the TouchPad to look forward to, and cheap Franzia wine will always be available. Everybody wins.
Hit the link below to view a PDF of the patent application.