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RAND licensing

From: Miaoling Chiu <chiu_miaoling@yahoo.com>
Date: Fri, 5 Oct 2001 15:52:52 -0700 (PDT)
Message-ID: <20011005225252.77428.qmail@web14911.mail.yahoo.com>
To: www-patentpolicy-comment@w3.org
My position on the so-called RAND licensing
proposals is simple - it's a bad idea. Web
standards should continue to be royalty-free. If
W3C supports RAND licensing, support for W3C as a
standards-setting body will drop and the Internet
will split. RAND licensing should be seen for
what it is - a disaster.

Sincerely yours,
Chiu Miaoling, Taiwan

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