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RE: Licensing

From: Rigo Wenning <rigo@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2008 14:54:30 +0100
To: ian@hixie.ch
Cc: alexmog@exchange.microsoft.com, bert@w3.org, public-css-testsuite@w3.org
Message-Id: <200801101454.35724.rigo@w3.org>
Ian, 

> On Wed, 9 Jan 2008, Alex Mogilevsky wrote:
> > I am not a lawyer but I think you get it backwards. It is your
> > work, then you get to choose how to license it. If you license it
> > to W3C which then publishes your work under a more restrictive
> > license (I am assuming you are not happy about that part), the
> > original work is still available from you directly, isn't it?
>
> Yes. I'm saying that I would not be willing to license my tests to
> the W3C under a different license than the 3-clause BSD, MIT, or
> Apache v2 licenses.

By doing so, you're not compliant to any of the licenses you mention 
anymore. So Google would have to refuse your tests too.

Best, 

Rigo


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