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Comment on RAND policy

From: David F. Skoll <dfs@roaringpenguin.com>
Date: Sun, 30 Sep 2001 08:17:45 -0400 (EDT)
To: <www-patentpolicy-comment@w3.org>
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Hi,

I urge the W3C NOT to allow patented technologies to become W3C standards
unless the patent holder grants a license for EVERYONE to use the
technology WITHOUT paying a fee.

Patents have no place in software at all, and certainly no place in
Internet standards.

--
David.

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