Crafting a special kind of license for a very special standard.

David Woolley forums at
Sun Apr 15 16:41:37 UTC 2007

John Cowan wrote:
> In fact, Netscape (through version 4) and IE (through version 6) are
> independent reimplementations of the original NCSA Mosaic codebase.

The key point about web browsers is that they have to be bugwise
compatible; complying with the specification isn't enough.  That
means that they have to work the same as their competitor without
actually using the competitor's code.

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