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Re: list policy re patent discussion

From: Dave Reynolds <dave.e.reynolds@googlemail.com>
Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2010 08:29:32 +0100
To: Renato Iannella <renato@iannella.it>
Cc: Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>
Message-ID: <1279524572.1532.1.camel@dave-desktop>
On Mon, 2010-07-19 at 13:11 +1000, Renato Iannella wrote: 
> On 18 Jul 2010, at 22:25, Damian Steer wrote:
> 
> > "While I understand the interest, with a SWIG chairing hat on, I
> > recommend that participants here do not dissect patents and patent
> > applications on this list." [1]
> 
> With all due respect to the SWIG Chair, he does not have the "power" of stopping discussions on this IG as long as they meet the requirements of the SWIG Charter.
> 
> If there are relevant patents related to SW technologies, I for one, would be "interested" in knowing about it at least. We all know that such postings/discussions *does not* constitute any legal advice.

If this change in policy is indeed made then please give adequate
warning so that I and others can unsubscribe before it is put into
effect.

Dave
Received on Monday, 19 July 2010 07:30:07 UTC

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