[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]
RE: [xml-dev] Why RAND RF May Be A Good Idea
- From: Don Park <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: email@example.com
- Date: Tue, 09 Oct 2001 04:40:39 -0700
> Getting all of the companies and individuals who hold patents
> to commit to only RF specifications is a noble goal. I think
> it will limit the role of the W3C in managing technology
> emergence and market development appropriately. Such a limitation
> will help to stabilize the web while making sure that research
> and market emergence for well-developed products occurs outside
> the control of the W3C.
While I didn't agree with or understand rest of Len post, I agree with his
conclusion which reminds me of that Doctor-Doctor-It-Hurts-When-I-Do-This
joke. W3C should limit its activities to areas where it can operate with
minimal patent hassle. Common sense strikes again.