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RAND et al

From: <davem@fdgroup.co.uk>
Date: Sun, 30 Sep 2001 06:24:45 +0100 (BST)
Message-Id: <200109300524.GAA16677@gizmo.fdgroup.co.uk>
To: www-patentpolicy-comment@w3.org

If the article on www.linuxtoday.com is accurate, then I feel
I must protest in the strongest possible terms at the proposal for
the W3C to endorse royalty-based standards. This amounts to a serious
attack on the ability of Open Source software to be used in web-related
applications - particularly ironic considering that the web had its roots
in that same Open Source ethos.

Dr David Mitchell
Senior Technical Consultant
Fretwell-Downing Informatics.
Received on Sunday, 30 September 2001 01:25:40 UTC

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