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Re: Licensing

From: Rigo Wenning <rigo@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2008 23:15:40 +0100
To: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
Cc: ian@hixie.ch, alexmog@exchange.microsoft.com, bert@w3.org, public-css-testsuite@w3.org
Message-Id: <200801102315.58108.rigo@w3.org>
Note that the MIT license and the BSD license allow for derivatives 
and their licensing under any license provided the notice is 
provided. They have no viral effect as the W3C Software license.



On Thursday 10 January 2008, Lachlan Hunt wrote:
> Rigo Wenning wrote:
> While those 3 licences would allow the tests to be used in projects
> with alternative licences [1], they do not allow them to be
> re-licensed under a different licence, which, if I understand
> correctly, the W3C would do if they included the tests in the
> offical test suite.
> [1] Note that that Apache v2 is incompatible with GPLv2, so I
> wouldn't recommend using that one.

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