Re: BOCU-1 spec

From: Doug Ewell (
Date: Mon Feb 19 2007 - 14:43:02 CST

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    Philippe Verdy <verdy underscore p at wanadoo dot fr> wrote:

    > So non-discrimination of licence grants is not the only issue ;
    > there's also the risk of future claims to continue to use a patent
    > that was initially licenced for free. We've seen much enough companies
    > pushing others to adopt their standard with initial adoption plans
    > without even saying what would be the future fees claims for those
    > patents, and that suddenly come back years later to claim millions of
    > dollars to the adopters. As this risk can't be eliminated, this also
    > prevents the smallest organizations to adopt those standards, because
    > they could not support the risk of future claims.


    'Nuff said.

    Doug Ewell  *  Fullerton, California, USA  *  RFC 4645  *  UTN #14

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