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Scope of W3C patent policy with regard to partial implementations of standards

From: Peter Junge <peter@sursen.com>
Date: Tue, 29 May 2012 11:12:17 +0800
Message-ID: <4FC43E91.8030807@sursen.com>
To: www-patentpolicy-comment@w3.org
Dear Sirs and Madams,

I'm writing you on behalf of my employer Beijing Sursen Electronic 
Technology Co., Ltd. (http://www.sursen.com/english/index.htm).

Sursen is implementing and using SVG (http://www.w3.org/Graphics/SVG/) 
in several of its products. Some of those products do not implement the 
SVG specification completely, but only use profiles and subsets. These 
profiles and subsets are retaining compatibility to SVG and do not add 
any kind of extensions. Our questions is if the the W3C Patent Policy 
(http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Patent-Policy-20040205/) is also valid for 
our products, even though they do not implement SVG entirely.

Kindest regards,
Received on Tuesday, 29 May 2012 08:02:38 UTC

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