Re: [svg-developers] Plugin Patent to Mean Changes in IE?...SVGs time to shine!!!
- Dean Jackson wrote:
>>I just wanted developers to now this information and interested inNo stupid patents on anything is obviously a good choice. But I don't think we
>>any comments the SVG developers may have....if any W3 members would
>>like to say something....on or off the record....that would be great
> This patent case may have a huge impact on the web, or it may not.
> It's too early to tell. There are a few people that are saying this is
> a good opportunity to throw out plugins and work towards a mixed
> namespace browsing environment. I think that is a valid direction but
> my first choice would be: no stupid patents on Web technologies.
have to chose :) Imho if this kills plugins *and* makes the heavyweights out
there realise that patent litigation is a business model that small fish can
participate in as well simply by finding investors, then I will consider the
outcome of this ridiculous trial to have been largely positive ;)
No plugins, no applets... ah, one can dream no?
Robin Berjon <robin.berjon@...>
Research Engineer, Expway http://expway.fr/
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