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From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 12 Mar 1998 22:15:30 -0600
Message-ID: <3508B2E2.33F0@w3.org>
To: Nick Arnett <narnett@verity.com>
CC: www-talk@w3.org
Nick Arnett wrote:
> I unintentionally copied a personal note to Dan Connolly to the whole list,
> asking him if he was being sarcastic, which can be very difficult to
> discern in written communications.  I couldn't quite believe that a
> rational fellow like Dan, working for a standards body, would support the
> notion of patenting something that cries out to be an open, public
> standard.  It turns out that he was expressing appreciation for one of the
> responses, if I understand correctly.

Yes; I thought Tony's post[1] was well researched, well considered,
and well written. I learned quite a bit. It's the kind of
thing that makes this forum worth keeping.

[1]
Subject: Re: Patent pending: Network-based classified information
systems.
Date: Wed, 25 Feb 1998 12:41:58 -0500 (EST)
From: Tony Sanders <sanders@earth.com>
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-talk/1998JanFeb/0068.html

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