W3C Objects To Royalties On ISO Country Codes

Michael Everson everson at evertype.com
Sun Sep 21 19:38:18 CEST 2003

At 11:15 -0500 2003-09-21, Robin Cover wrote:

>"Standards Organizations Express Concern
>About Royalty Fees for ISO Codes"

And he quotes the ISO Commercial Policy Steering Group:

"The ISO community should also be compensated for providing the 
intellectual property required to incorporate the value-added 
features into the product."

Golly, does that mean they'll pay people like me if they get 
royalties from people using ISO/IEC 10646?

Heh. Of course not.
Michael Everson * * Everson Typography *  * http://www.evertype.com

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