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Support for Chris Lilley's comments. Against licensing fees payable for W3C Web standards.

From: Jim Caruso <jim@jimcaruso.com>
Date: Mon, 1 Oct 2001 14:36:25 -0400
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To: www-patentpolicy-comment@w3.org
Dear W3C Patent Policy group:

I strongly support Chris Lilley's comments and observations on the 
working group's review of potentially proprietary technologies.  It 
is deeply troubling that the potential inclusion of proprietary 
technology and the extraction of licensing fees for use of Web 
standards was not given greater scrutiny and vetting.

I am deeply troubled by W3C's possible adoption of proprietary 
technologies as Web standards.  Any licensing fee payable for Web 
standards adopted by W3C in not acceptable for the Worldwide 

James W. (Jim) Caruso
Roswell, Georgia U.S.A.
Received on Monday, 1 October 2001 14:35:53 UTC

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