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Re: [xml-dev] WWW /= W3C: Has W3C mission changed?

From: John Cowan <jcowan@reutershealth.com>
Date: Tue, 02 Oct 2001 11:32:30 -0400
Message-ID: <3BB9DE0E.2090406@reutershealth.com>
To: Jonathan Borden <jborden@mediaone.net>
CC: www-patentpolicy-comment@w3.org, xml-dev@lists.xml.org
Jonathan Borden wrote:

> 2) Commercial entities that do not wish to, or are not able, to fully
> disclose their IPR should be prevented access to the relevent WG activities
> and internal discussions if such discussions are not otherwise publically
> available.

AFAIK (and IANAL), the W3C can't hold any IPRs, for it is not a
legal person.  The copyright notices, e.g., are in the names of MIT,
INRIA, and Keio.

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