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Re: your comment

From: Janet Daly <janet@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 02 Oct 2001 12:53:11 -0700
Message-ID: <3BBA1B27.67F9E3C1@w3.org>
To: www-patentpolicy-comment@w3.org, buyer@twilight-systems.com
 
> From: David Boring <buyer@twilight-systems.com>
> To: www-patentpolicy-comment@w3.org
> Date: 01 Oct 2001 12:34:33 -0400
> Message-Id: <1001954074.15412.73.camel@twilight.ghostworld>
> Subject: OK Janet Daly - Let us SPELL IT OUT for you
> 
> They should be FREE:  ie, NO ROYALTIES
> 
> They should be OPEN:  ie, ANYONE CAN IMPLEMENT THE STANDARD
> 
> They should be PROTECTED:  all W3C participants and their sponsoring
> organizations should be required to WAIVE ANY CLAIMS on patents that are
> "mistakenly" introduced into the standards process.
> 

David, 

Your detailed reply is appreciated by the Working Group. Should you have
interest in issues in addition to the operation of Working Groups in
Royalty Free/RAND modes, as some of the commenters have indicated, your
comments on those issues would also be welcome.

Regards,

Janet

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