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Please approve draft policy; disapprove of software patents.

From: James Bromberger <james@rcpt.to>
Date: Tue, 31 Dec 2002 18:59:56 +0800
To: www-patentpolicy-comment@w3.org
Message-ID: <20021231105956.GA20074@phobe.internal.pelicanmanufacturing.com.au>


I request the W3C approves the draft policy on software patents that
protects the rights of Open Source and Free Software developers.

I do not support patents on software or algorithms, as this inhibits
development of the global community and causes a rift between those who
have a licence and those who do not. Hiding software behind lawyers
prevents the development of improved communications and puts charitable
developers at legal risk.


  James Bromberger
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