August 19, 2001

W3C addresses patents

Author: JT Smith

ftobin writes, "xmlhack reports that the W3C has issued a Last Call Working Draft of the W3C Patent Policy Framework, and is seeking public comment. Patent and other intellectual property concerns are a frequent topic of discussion on the xml-dev mailing list, and some previous brushes with patents (notably on P3P, XForms, and XPointer) have raised community concerns about the terms on which these specifications can be used."
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