Subject: Re: IETF Patent Licenses are RAND
From: Henry Pijffers <>
Date: Thu, 20 Mar 2003 21:33:22 +0100

Pardon my ignorance, but what is RAND exactly?

Henry Pijffers

Lawrence E. Rosen wrote:
> To: The Open Source and Free Software Community
> Until my eyes grew dim, I reviewed the long collection of patent
> licenses on  All I saw were RAND or worse.
> While some IETF members may have a preference for RF patent licensing,
> clearly that standards organization isn't getting any RF patent licenses
> worthy of the name.  

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