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   Re: [xml-dev] W3C suckered by Microsoft?

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On Mar 6, 2004, at 12:32 PM, Dennis Sosnoski wrote:

> I'm sure most people on the list are aware of the ongoing 
> reexamination of the Eolas patent and its preliminary rejection based 
> on prior art (see http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1759,1543843,00.asp, 
> for instance). As it looks increasingly likely that this patent will 
> end up overturned and Microsoft will save the $521M

How about MSFT pays a small commission, say 1%, to W3C in recognition 
of TimBL's contribution to this effort.... -Tim



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