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Re: Proposal to Adopt HTML5

From: James Graham <jg307@cam.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 12 Apr 2007 12:02:45 +0100
Message-ID: <461E11D5.1010109@cam.ac.uk>
To: Ben Meadowcroft <ben@benmeadowcroft.com>
CC: 'Ian Hickson' <ian@hixie.ch>, 'HTML WG' <public-html@w3.org>

Ben Meadowcroft wrote:
> If you became editor and took input from people who have not agreed to the
> patent policy couldn't this introduce legal issues for implementors?

No more so than taking input from someone who has signed the patent policy but 
who's idea is covered by a patent owned by by a third party, for example.

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