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Opposition To Rand

From: Douglas Goodwin <dsgoodwin@mindspring.com>
Date: Sun, 30 Sep 2001 18:26:54 -0500
Message-ID: <3BB7AA3E.C729D31E@mindspring.com>
To: www-patentpolicy-comment@w3.org

As a CTO of a company that develops and sells commercial software, I am
vehemently opposed to the RAND proposal. The concept of proprietary
technology as a standard is beyond belief. If this moves forward the
W3C will do great harm to itself and the internet - W3C will loose
the respect and support of software developers world wide. RAND is
a bad idea whose time should never come!!!!

Douglas Goodwin
Digital Matrix
Received on Sunday, 30 September 2001 20:31:28 UTC

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