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adopt royalty-free draft policy

From: Andre Lehovich <andrel@U.Arizona.EDU>
Date: Tue, 31 Dec 2002 11:01:06 -0700 (MST)
To: <www-patentpolicy-comment@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.33.0212311100010.13056-100000@ptah.u.arizona.edu>

Internet standards must be freely implementable by all.  It
is undesireable for W3C to promote software patents.  But if
a W3C standard requires use of patented techniques, then web
software should be allowed to use those patents royalty
free.

I urge W3C to adopt the draft patent policy.

--Andre Lehovich  Tucson, AZ  USA
Received on Wednesday, 8 January 2003 12:25:59 GMT

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