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Re: Dedicated Geolocation List and Channel

From: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 03 Jun 2008 11:29:50 -0400
Message-ID: <4845636E.20603@w3.org>
To: Web API public <public-webapi@w3.org>

Hi, Folks-

Doug Schepers wrote (on 6/3/08 10:24 AM):
> 
>  From an IPR perspective, in order for a large company (or other 
> organization) to get involved in the WG, they would have to do a 
> wide-ranging (and lengthy and expensive) patent search.  To join the WG, 
> the company's patent search would have to cover *everything* that the 
> WebApps WG is doing, not just geolocation.

Just to clarify, I'm talking about the WebApps WG here... obviously, to 
join the proposed Geolocation WG, a company would only have to do a 
patent search and PP commitment on *geolocation*, not everything in the 
WebApps WG. :)

Regards-
-Doug Schepers
W3C Team Contact, SVG, CDF, and WebAPI
Received on Tuesday, 3 June 2008 15:30:24 GMT

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