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Re: OSI letter of comment on W3C's proposed RAND policy

From: Maurice Aubrey <maurice@hevanet.com>
Date: Tue, 9 Oct 2001 16:11:10 -0700
To: www-patentpolicy-comment@w3.org
Message-ID: <20011009161110.A20084@hevanet.com>
> But W3C does not have to be on the losing side.  We urge the W3C to take
> this opportunity not only to affirm its royalty-free-only license
> policy, but to institute a requirement that no proposal may become a
> W3C standard unless it is backed by an open-source reference
> implementation on an open-source platform, with patent grants
> sufficient to ensure that the reference implementation remains
> unencumbered.

As an independent Web developer I encourage the W3C to adopt
this OSI suggestion.

Maurice Aubrey <maurice@hevanet.com>
Received on Tuesday, 9 October 2001 19:11:13 UTC

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