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Accepting for-fee-patents is a VERY bad idea

From: Tuomas Lukka <lukka@mit.jyu.fi>
Date: Sun, 30 Sep 2001 19:48:24 +0300
To: www-patentpolicy-comment@w3.org
Message-ID: <20010930194824.A24930@jane.it.jyu.fi>
The W3C should not change its policy to allow for-fee patents to be
incorporated into its recommendations. This makes it impossible to
create open-source or free software implementing W3C recommendations.

Only the roalty-free terms should be accepted.

	Tuomas Lukka, PhD
Received on Sunday, 30 September 2001 12:48:33 GMT

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