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Re: Licensing

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Wed, 09 Jan 2008 02:33:40 -0500
Message-ID: <478478D4.2000506@inkedblade.net>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
CC: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, public-css-testsuite@w3.org

Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Tue, 8 Jan 2008, fantasai wrote:
>> Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> I think it would be good if the tests were licensed under the MIT license as
>>> that makes it much more clear for software projects whether they can reuse
>>> them. I believe the W3C Document License is currently not suitable for
>>> everyone.
>> Can you give a specific example, please?
> 
> The W3C document license doesn't allow for modifications, and requires 
> more boilerplate than ideal. This makes it unsuitable for a number of 
> projects.

Yes, this I agree is a problem, and I'm talking with Rigo about it.
But again, if you or Anne have specific examples that would help.

~fantasai
Received on Wednesday, 9 January 2008 07:33:52 GMT

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