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[DotGNU]Re: standards (was Re: Defining Webservices => Language)

From: Daniel E Baumann
Subject: [DotGNU]Re: standards (was Re: Defining Webservices => Language)
Date: Mon, 12 Nov 2001 19:45:50 -0600
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On Tue, Nov 13, 2001 at 01:03:02AM +0100, Norbert Bollow wrote:
> One of the goals of FreeDevelopers is to get organized in such a
> way that you can actually get paid for working on projects like
> DotGNU, and then it's only fair if those who create standards
> get paid too.  (That doesn't mean though that the money has to
> come out of your pocket :-)

Well I know this since I have been around FD for a while, you know ;).
> But I feel it's very wrong if a GNU software project
> effectively promotes a standard for which we don't even have the
> right to distribute verbatim copies.  I think that's just as
> wrong as it is wrong for a GNU project to promote proprietary
> software.

I agree and I will admit I haven't done my homework on it, but I am
gonna make sure it is acceptable before I bother with it.

Daniel E Baumann      address@hidden 

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