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RE: W3C Responds

From: Theo de Raadt <deraadt@cvs.openbsd.org>
Date: Mon, 01 Oct 2001 00:23:37 -0600
Message-Id: <200110010623.f916Nbl28345@cvs.openbsd.org>
To: www-patentpolicy-comment@w3.org
> 1. Read the draft itself. (You may find the FAQ and backgrounder
> useful.)
> 2. Provide your comments directed at specific sections of the draft with
> which you object.
> 3. Ask questions where you find the language of the draft itself
> unclear.
> 4. If you make philosophical objections, please base it on your reading
> of the draft.

Look here, W3C.

We are not stupid.  Even if we did read that junk, we know exactly what
this is designed to do:

    This is designed to make W3C standards that free browsers and
    servers cannot include.

If you don't understand that, perhaps it is YOU that have to go back
and read your listed items and realize how much useless writing you
have done without EVEN FOR A MINUTE considering the free software


> W3C welcomes all comments - critical and otherwise - on its
> documents.  I would say though, that the preference is for
> substantiated comments.

I cannot BELIEVE that now W3C would be acting like we are uninformed
about what is going on.  Do you really take us for a bunch of stupid
idiots, or is just more play at trying to push through a retarded set
of rules?

Go look at who is posting!  It is a who's-who of major Internet
developers!  We are not stupid!  The people in response are major
Received on Monday, 1 October 2001 02:20:17 UTC

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