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Patents must be royalty free

From: <tblanchard@mac.com>
Date: Fri, 15 Nov 2002 00:08:32 +0100
To: www-patentpolicy-comment@w3.org
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In order to ensure wide spread adoption of interesting w3c standards, 
standards must be made up entirely of royalty free technologies.  If 
there is a non-zero price of adoption, adoption will be hindered and 
unadopted standards are worthless.

Todd Blanchard
Received on Thursday, 14 November 2002 18:32:12 GMT

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