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Re: http://www.w3.org/TR/2001/WD-patent-policy-20010816/

From: Cynthia Jeness <cj@goldencode.com>
Date: Tue, 02 Oct 2001 17:27:58 -0400
Message-ID: <3BBA315E.42179BC2@goldencode.com>
To: www-patentpolicy-comment@w3.org
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I agree.  It is so unbelievable that the W3C would contemplate such a change in
policy that it is difficult to know how to respond.

Any standard which includes patented software should be shunned by the web
community.

Cynthia Jeness



> http://www.w3.org/TR/2001/WD-patent-policy-20010816/
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> From: Nicholas Del Medico (ndelmedico@waca.com)
> Date: Tue, Oct 02 2001
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> From: Nicholas Del Medico <ndelmedico@waca.com>
> To: www-patentpolicy-comment@w3.org
> Date: Tue, 2 Oct 2001 17:18:34 -0400
> Subject: http://www.w3.org/TR/2001/WD-patent-policy-20010816/
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> I am not writing this to beg you not to implement this hypocritical policy
> that you've had tucked away and hidden from most of the web development
> community. If the W3 wishes to destroy itself, that is the W3's decision and
> no comment will prevent it. However, I'd be willing to bet that if this
> policy is implemented, 10 years from now the initials "W3C" will be
> virtually unknown except to those who "once" called themselves members (and
> most of them may not want to admit it).
>
> Here is a question you need to add to your FAQ (I'd like to hear how it gets
> answered)....
> - How (specifically) will this benefit the Web Development community?
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