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RE: [xml-dev] Let's get real on W3C XForms 1.0 (why it stinks, to day)
- From: Ann Navarro <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: email@example.com, Benjamin Franz <firstname.lastname@example.org>,email@example.com
- Date: Fri, 05 Oct 2001 16:35:21 -0400
At 12:07 PM 10/5/2001 -0700, Jim Ancona wrote:
>--- Ann Navarro <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > At 08:53 AM 10/5/2001 -0700, Benjamin Franz wrote:
> > >Draconian, sure. But it does the right thing by shifting the burden from
> > >everyone else in the world to find out that concept Y has been patented
> > >to the holder of the patent to _make known_ that they hold a patent on Y.
> > Draconian contract wording looks good, but violations are likely to be
> > commonplace despite it.
>But with Benjamin's wording, that wouldn't matter. If the company
>fails to disclose, fine, they just granted the world a free license to use the
>patent to implement the recommendation.
And the first time someone tries to claim an "instant free license", watch
the law suits fly -- nothing is that simple.
Ann Navarro, WebGeek Inc.
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