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Re: Patent Policy

From: Ken Martin <kenm@digitalcyclone.com>
Date: Tue, 02 Oct 2001 11:55:35 -0500
To: <www-patentpolicy-comment@w3.org>
Message-ID: <B7DF5BB7.17859%kenm@digitalcyclone.com>
Tim O'Reilly wrote:

> I just learned of the proposal that you have made to allow patents as
> part of your standards process.  As an early booster of what was once
> the open web, I am appalled by this proposal.  Software patents are
> undermining everything that the web (and the W3C) once stood for.
> Please do not go forward with this proposal!

This states my opinion perfectly.

I am shocked and completely opposed to this action by the W3C.

Ken Martin
Received on Tuesday, 2 October 2001 12:58:06 UTC

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