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Re: Licensing

From: Rigo Wenning <rigo@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2008 15:29:54 +0100
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Cc: public-css-testsuite@w3.org, team-legal <team-legal@w3.org>, Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>, Steve Bratt <steve@w3.org>
Message-Id: <200802261529.58934.rigo@w3.org>
Fantasai, 

you suggested this already to me and I have taken due notice of this 
suggestion. David Baron had similar suggestions. Note well that 
trademark protection takes a long time to put into place. We are 
exploring all those solutions. 

But thanks to remind us again. 

Best, 

Rigo
On Monday 25 February 2008, fantasai wrote:
[...]
> My personal recommendation is using the 3-clause BSD license (which
> forbids using W3C's name to promote or endorse derivatives without
> express written consent) together with a trademark policy that
> protects "CSS Conformance Test" and similar. Our test suite build
> systems can automatically alter the test titles to add or remove
> the trade marks for use on W3C vs. use elsewhere.
>
> ~fantasai



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