Clarification from Cisco Systems on Tag Switching Patent
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The IETF IPR statement with the title "Clarification from
The tag switching documents on http://www.cisco.com are somewhat unclear
Cisco plans to submit the Tag Distribution Protocol and other elements of
For further information, please contact:
Tom Downey, firstname.lastname@example.org, or
Several people have asked questions regarding my previous email on Cisco's
Message received from Tom Downey of Cisco Sytems
Date: Fri, 05 Sep 1997 18:09:39 -0400
Recently, I have been asked questions regarding my December 1996 email on
The recent questions have asked what the terms will be. If any patents
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