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Re: W3C Patent Policy: Bad for the W3C, bad for business, bad for users

From: D. Hugh Redelmeier <hugh@mimosa.com>
Date: Sun, 30 Sep 2001 14:02:47 -0400 (EDT)
To: <www-patentpolicy-comment@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.33.0109301357350.1075-100000@redshift.mimosa.com>
I agree with Alan Cox's message.

I wish to emphasize that the amount of money isn't important, it is that
any money at all is required and the restrictions that flow from this.

The Web infrastructure has allowed free software to thrive, and vice
versa.  We don't want to cure this.

Hugh Redelmeier, Ph.D.
hugh@mimosa.com  voice: +1 416 482-8253

PS: I am an author and user of free software.  See, for example
www.freeswan.org.
Received on Sunday, 30 September 2001 14:00:48 GMT

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