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Royalty-Free Patent Policy

From: Francis Smit <francis@oztell.com>
Date: 31 Dec 2002 10:09:13 +1100
To: www-patentpolicy-comment@w3.org
Message-Id: <1041289752.5259.10.camel@pern.grizzly.org>

It has come to my attention that your draft policy, 
has a bug in it with regard to GPL'd software see, 
for details of this, I personally would find this 
completely unacceptable. 
Only a policy which is completely compatible with the GPL 
(Gnu Public License), would be acceptable to me. 
hence I ask that the requirement be changed, to the 
requirement that the software be TOTALLY unencumbered, and be 
free in any and every way.

Francis Smit <francis@oztell.com>
Received on Tuesday, 7 January 2003 06:57:29 UTC

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