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Reject "field of use" restrictions on W3C standards

From: Godbey, David <david.j.godbey@saic.com>
Date: Wed, 4 Dec 2002 12:26:40 -0500
Message-ID: <7FF697A6DED1864CACA5525E25BFCAF014A1C0@BH-EXCHANGE02>
To: "'www-patentpolicy-comment@w3.org'" <www-patentpolicy-comment@w3.org>

I object to the "field of use" restrictions on patent claims contributed to
W3C standards. This seems to be exactly the sort thing designed to kill or
weaken open-source software initiatives. 
Received on Wednesday, 4 December 2002 12:31:13 UTC

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