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proposal for Issue 4103

From: Christopher B Ferris <chrisfer@us.ibm.com>
Date: Thu, 8 Feb 2007 16:00:01 -0500
To: public-ws-policy@w3.org
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I would like to propose that we resolve issue 4103 by replacing the use of 
the fictitious company 
name "Contoso" and "Contoso ltd." with a more generic "company X" so as to 
avoid any possible
liability on the part of the W3C should the name ever become trademarked.

Additionally, I would propose that all URIs that have the 
"real.contoso.com" domain be changed
to use "x.example.com".

I would also propose that we leave it as an editorial excersize for the 
editors to apply this
resolution as they see fit.


Christopher Ferris
STSM, Software Group Standards Strategy
email: chrisfer@us.ibm.com
blog: http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/blogs/page/chrisferris
phone: +1 508 377 9295
Received on Thursday, 8 February 2007 21:02:32 UTC

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