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For shame!

From: Walt Leipold <leipold@universal.dca.net>
Date: Sun, 30 Sep 2001 19:32:54 -0400 (EDT)
Message-Id: <200109302332.f8UNWsU00637@universal.dca.net>
To: www-patentpolicy-comment@w3.org
The W3C should be promoting *open* standards, not helping
the bottom lines of companies that are big enough already.  
Where would the Web be today if HTML and the HTTP protocol
could only be used by developers who paid their 'reasonable'
license fee ($5,000?) for the standard?  

-- Walt Leipold
Received on Sunday, 30 September 2001 19:32:55 UTC

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