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Re: Don't drown the spirit of generosity.

From: Glenn Randers-Pehrson <glennrp@home.com>
Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2001 11:33:25 -0400
Message-Id: <3.0.6.32.20011011113325.00d15590@netmail.home.com>
To: www-patentpolicy-comment@w3.org
I applaud the message by Rory Ewins, in particular this insightful
observation:

>My fear is that by inviting patents into the W3C Recommendation 
>process, even in a heavily circumscribed form intended to prevent 
>last-minute surprise claims by Members acting in bad faith, the W3C 
>could make these prophecies of a litigious, patent-filled future 
>self-fulfilling.

Glenn
Received on Thursday, 11 October 2001 11:36:17 GMT

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