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Re: MetaMAP patents (was Re: Hot Java is here! And it *rocks*)

From: Joe English <jenglish@crl.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Mar 1995 18:13:28 -0800
Message-Id: <199503300213.AA12342@mail.crl.com>
To: www-talk@www10.w3.org

connolly@w3.org (Dan Connolly) wrote:

> Joe English writes:
>  > And the validity of the patent makes it completely
>  > unsuitable for Web-based imagemaps:  this technology
>  > has zero chance of being selected for standardization
>  > by the IETF or W3O because of the patent.
>
> Joe: please be careful about speaking for the IETF or the W3 Consortium.
> The IETF does not reject all patented technology.


Oops!  Sorry.

To clarify:  I am in no way affiliated with any standards body,
and my opinion concerning the MetaMAP technology
is based solely on personal observation and conjecture.


--Joe English

  jenglish@crl.com
Received on Thursday, 30 March 1995 10:43:19 UTC

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