On Jul 24, 2010, at 6:47 PM, Brian E Carpenter wrote:
John Levine asked:
Some people have argued that it should be possible to participate in some or
all IETF processes while remaining partly or completely anonymous. Is this
a reasonable expectation?
No. Anonymous or pseudonymous contributions would allow a scumbag
patent troll to inject ideas into a standard for which s/he held
an undisclosed patent. I don't see how we can draw a line between
that and other types of contribution.
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