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Re: [DotGNU]W3C BACK to "RAND" Exception?

From: Timothy Rue
Subject: Re: [DotGNU]W3C BACK to "RAND" Exception?
Date: 10 Jul 2002 7:37:15 -0500

On 09-Jul-02 22:20:32 Seth Johnson <address@hidden> wrote:
 SJ> In October of last year, Daniel Weitzner, Chair of the W3C's
 SJ> Patent Policy Working Group, was presented with numerous,
 SJ> specific and crucial questions and comments which had been
 SJ> raised by the act of considering a W3C policy supporting
 SJ> royalty licensed and patented protocols for the World Wide
 SJ> Web.

 SJ> At that time, the W3C received a profound, broad expression
 SJ> of popular support for their not undertaking this direction,
 SJ> despite the pressure being brought on the organizations from
 SJ> parties seeking to get W3C endorsement for royalty-based
 SJ> protocols.

 SJ> The issue is returning once again, by means of back door
 SJ> "exception" proposals.


Why does this sort of act, which seems to happen alot, remind me of a
spoiled child that doesn't seem to understand the word "no"?

Timothy Rue
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