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RE: Patent threat over RDF?

From: Peter Crowther <peter.crowther@networkinference.com>
Date: Wed, 2 Jan 2002 18:15:43 -0000
Message-ID: <B6F03FDBA149CA41B6E9EB8A329EB12D1ABE3E@vault.melandra.net>
To: "'Dan Brickley'" <danbri@w3.org>
Cc: www-rdf-interest@w3.org
> From: Dan Brickley [mailto:danbri@w3.org]
> I'd like to avoid discussion of this
> blowing up into a huge fuss in the meantime.

Quite.  Given that the funding for the action started over two years ago,
the recipients[' lawyers] should at least have time to give a considered
response.

> Meanwhile, I suggest we try to carry on with life as normal on
> www-rdf-interest.... for eg., I am always interested in historical
> references on edge-labelled graph data models, to add to 
> planned updates
> of http://www.w3.org/1999/11/11-WWWProposal/thenandnow and
> http://www.w3.org/2000/09/XGraph/

... and especially graph-processing technology developed in the US pre-1994,
if I read that patent correctly :-).

		- Peter
Received on Wednesday, 2 January 2002 13:16:16 GMT

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