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Re: Please extend the comment deadline

From: Adam Warner <lists@consulting.net.nz>
Date: 01 Oct 2001 11:03:57 +1200
To: www-patentpolicy-comment@w3.org
Message-Id: <1001891038.464.2.camel@work>

> Message-Id: <200109302301.f8UN1Cl21603@cvs.openbsd.org>
> To: www-patentpolicy-comment@w3.org
> Date: Sun, 30 Sep 2001 17:01:12 -0600
> From: Theo de Raadt <deraadt@cvs.openbsd.org>
> Subject: Please extend the comment deadline
> Please extend the deadline.  As the mailing list shows, most people
> just became aware of this in the last 24 hours.  If this is to be an
> open conversation, then it must be handled in an open fashion -- so
> extend it for another week at least so that you can see exactly how
> much of an issue most people have with this absolute stupid proposal.
> Every time I go to an IETF meet, I am actively fighting against
> permitting such license controlled components into standards.
> I must also say that this very much smells like the Open Group has
> gotten involved (remember, those are the misnamed guys who tried to
> make X11 not free)

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