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Comments on proposed patent policy

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@noisehavoc.org>
Date: Sun, 30 Sep 2001 01:26:47 -0700
To: www-patentpolicy-comment@w3c.org
Message-ID: <20010930012647.A26197@noisehavoc.org>

I think the proposed patent policy is a bad idea. The success of the
internet is due in no small part to its universal implementability, as
provided for by the IETF's policy of refusing to allow
patent-encumbered standards.

The seal of approval provided by standardization is one of the few
real incentives to encourage patent-holders to license patented
technologies royalty-free

Please reject this policy.


Sincerely,

Maciej Stachowiak
Received on Sunday, 30 September 2001 04:42:38 GMT

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