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Re: [whatwg] Correcting some misconceptions about Responsive Images

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 17 May 2012 17:16:52 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDD73jfCgNHWSJX1hMBi74fKCh1wHne3GpHWQthevFF50A@mail.gmail.com>
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Cc: whatwg@whatwg.org, Matthew Wilcox <mail@matthewwilcox.com>, Rafael Weinstein <rafaelw@chromium.org>
On Thu, May 17, 2012 at 12:12 PM, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com> wrote:
> CGs actually have very little patent obligation compared to W3C Working Groups, so Apple has lighter weight approval for those than for WGs. Perhaps Google could consider the same thing. I believe the CG rules would not allow an employee of a W3C Member company to be a "free agent" though.

I can't speak for our lawyers, but I do plan to complain about the
situation internally.  It adds a pretty tremendous mental transaction
cost to me joining a CG, and that's unfortunate.

~TJ
Received on Friday, 18 May 2012 00:19:04 GMT

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