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patent policy

From: <prhodes@vdsinc.com>
Date: Sun, 30 Sep 2001 16:23:43 -0400
To: www-patentpolicy-comment@w3.org
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To Whom It May Concern,

Please record and consider my opposition to the proposed new patent
licensing policy, as shown at http://www.w3.org/TR/patent-policy/.   I
believe this so called "RAND" policy will inhibit innovation as it pertains
to the internet, and will also be detrimental to the future of Open Source

I encourage to W3C to NOT adopt this policy, and to continue ensuring that
W3C recommendations and standards remain completely royalty free.

Thank You,

Phillip Rhodes
Application Designer
Voice Data Solutions
919-571-4300 x225

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