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Re: (Second) Last Call for XPointer 1.0

Jonathan Borden wrote:

> It is entirely another thing to impose conditions on the mere reading of the
> XPointer specification which by the way is simply silly language that anyone
> who has ever been involved in the drafting of a software contract ought know
> is silly.

Unfortunately it is not simply silly:  it is a command backed
by a threat to sue.  The structure is "If you read this,
and play by our rules, we will not sue you for your
(necessary) infringement; but if you break our rules, we
MIGHT sue you!"

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