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patent problems with last call

From: Karl Berry <karl@freefriends.org>
Date: Sat, 30 Nov 2002 12:01:04 -0500
Message-Id: <200211301701.gAUH14I17182@f7.net>
To: www-patentpolicy-comment@w3.org

Greetings --

As a long-time free software developer, I'm concerned that future web
standards may not permit free implementations, because of patent
encumbrances. The FSF essay on this explains the problem, so there's no
point in my repeating it:
http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/w3c-patent.html

Thanks for your consideration.

Karl Berry
Received on Saturday, 30 November 2002 12:16:07 GMT

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