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Re: Patent Protections at CR

From: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 17 Nov 2011 11:09:56 -0800
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, "Robin Berjon" <robin@berjon.com>
Cc: public-w3process@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.v43t6uvowxe0ny@widsith-3.local>
On Wed, 16 Nov 2011 12:23:50 -0800, Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com> wrote:

> On Nov 16, 2011, at 19:53 , fantasai wrote:
>> This might need some mangling of the CR process to give the lawyers  
>> adequate time for review, but we should figure out what those
>> requirements are and build those into the CR process instead of
>> delaying protections until the test suite and implementation reports
>> are done.
>
> +1
>
> Is this not something that we can simply take to the PSIG for advice?

Yes. The advice would be "this would require a change to the process for  
specifications to progress. Or a change to the patent policy, which is  
something beyond the chartered scope of PSIG"...

cheers


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