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I Disaprove past decisions over "RF" patents

From: Sébastien JUST <sebastien.just@saros.fr>
Date: 29 Nov 2002 12:35:26 +0000
To: www-patentpolicy-comment@w3.org
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According to conclusions from FSF's recent researches, "RF" patents
cannot be used in GPL projects due to a conflict with the GPL'7th
section.
We ask ourselves even if any of this software can be considered as
"free".
Why not using an other derived form of GPL to qualify standards and
limit patents ?

Sébastien JUST
France
Received on Friday, 29 November 2002 06:41:31 UTC

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