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support for royalty-free standards

From: Johann Botha <joe@frogfoot.net>
Date: Wed, 20 Nov 2002 12:34:12 +0200
To: www-patentpolicy-comment@w3.org
Message-ID: <20021120103412.GA15382@blue.frogfoot.net>


> If this draft is adopted by W3C, all specifications published by W3C can be
> implemented by anyone, anywhere, without payment of royalties. This is a
> major victory for open source. The open source community was represented on
> the Patent Policy Working Group by Eben Moglen, Bruce Perens and Larry Rosen.
> The community now needs to be heard supporting this policy so that it is not
> undone during the public input and W3C Advisory Council phase. Address your
> comments to www-patentpolicy-comment@w3.org. 

I fully support royalty-free open standards.



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