Re: Please Help Pass W3C Patent Policy
On Mon, Dec 30, 2002 at 06:44:08PM -0800, Bruce Perens wrote:
> The code that makes use of the patented principle must be under the
> MIT license, which allows a scope-limited patent license.
You are asking us to support a proposal that goes against point 6 of
the Debian Free Software Guidelines.
With respect to a Recommendation developed under this policy, a W3C
Royalty-Free license shall mean a non-assignable, non-sublicensable
license to make, have made, use, sell, have sold, offer to sell,
import, and distribute and dispose of implementations of the
3. may be limited to implementations of the Recommendation, and
to what is required by the Recommendation;