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w3process-ISSUE-170 (PatPol for guests): Meeting guests need to respect patent policy [Process Document]

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w3process-ISSUE-170 (PatPol for guests): Meeting guests need to respect patent policy [Process Document]

http://www.w3.org/community/w3process/track/issues/170

Raised by: Charles McCathie Nevile
On product: Process Document

In https://www.w3.org/Consortium/Process/#GeneralMeetings chairs are required to ensure meeting guests respect group processes, etc. But there is an important requirement that meeting guests not propose substantive material without making a licensing commitment, whether directly or through an actual member.

Actually, introducing something on behalf of a guest who hasn't made a licensing commitment is potentially very bad behaviour…
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