Re: Proposing UTF-21/24

From: Mike (
Date: Tue Jan 23 2007 - 06:50:43 CST

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    > Did you ever actually try to get a licence from IBM? While I too would
    > far rather have seen BOCU-1 be freely available, the language says "IBM
    > would like to offer a royalty free license to this patent upon request
    > to implementers of a fully compliant version of BOCU-1"; if you'd been
    > denied a license that would be surprising.

    After I implemented BOCU-1, I contacted IBM to obtain a free license.
    I received a fax back asking what company I worked for, so they could
    issue the license to them. When I responded that I was an independent
    developer and the license was for me personally, I stopped getting
    responses, despite repeated attempts.


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