[OSGeo-Discuss] Supporting Standards

Stefano Costa steko at iosa.it
Tue Nov 13 03:21:49 PST 2012

Il 07/09/2012 02:49, Michael P. Gerlek ha scritto:
> [added standards mailing list back to the distribution list]
> Quoting all of item 4, to put Stefano's quote in context:
> 	"Standards specifications are made accessible to all for implementation
> 	and deployment. Affirming standards organizations have defined
> 	procedures to develop specifications that can be implemented under
> 	fair terms. Given market diversity, fair terms may vary from royalty-free
> 	to fair, reasonable, and non-discriminatory terms (FRAND)."
> I'm pretty pragmatic about this stuff, so I see this as a perfectly reasonable position for an organization to take.

Two months have passed since this last comment by Michael. I was 
wondering if any decision has been taken about this?

It may be also useful to look at this MoU


where no mention of FRAND is found (quite the opposite I would say).


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