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Re: Surprised

From: Jerry Mead <jerrym@meadroid.com>
Date: Fri, 5 Sep 2003 22:48:01 +0100
Message-ID: <001a01c373f7$66a8ca00$020a0ac0@zorro>
To: <scott@xmlx.ca>, "'W3C Public Web Plugins List'" <public-web-plugins@w3.org>

>> I really think the usefulness of this list would be better served if we
could keep politics out of it.

Absolutely.

And anyway, isn't it the case that *any* current browser on *any* platform
could potentially be held hostage by the Eolas patent (depending upon how
the law interprets its scope)?

>> More technical details from W3C, Microsoft or Macromedia or anybody sure
would be helpful anytime now.... <<

Agreed. Given the original statement by W3C, an informed FAQ (at the very
least) is overdue now.

Jerry Mead
http://www.meadroid.com/
Received on Friday, 5 September 2003 17:48:23 UTC

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