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Re: Editors BP draft document Copyright Clarification

From: Mcgibbney, Lewis J (398M) <Lewis.J.Mcgibbney@jpl.nasa.gov>
Date: Sun, 8 Feb 2015 19:44:07 +0000
To: Phil Archer <phila@w3.org>, "public-dwbp-wg@w3.org" <public-dwbp-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <D0FCFC9B.D2C8%lewis.j.mcgibbney@jpl.nasa.gov>
Spot on Phil.
Thank you very much.
Lewis

Dr. Lewis John McGibbney Ph.D., B.Sc., MAGU
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On 2/8/15, 1:17 AM, "Phil Archer" <phila@w3.org> wrote:

>That's the standard copyright notice on our standards. Two key things:
>
>- W3C is not a legal entity, it's a virtual organisation with 4 hosts
>tat re legal entities, copyright is owned by those 4.
>
>- All W3C standards are published royalty free, so anyone can use them
>without charge in perpetuity.
>
>The end result is that you can use the standards but others can't take
>them, edit them and then say that their version is a W3C document.
>
>HTH
>
>Phil
>
>On 08/02/2015 00:03, Mcgibbney, Lewis J (398M) wrote:
>> Hi Everyone,
>> Out of curiosity, can anyone please explain why the current Editors BP
>>draft document [0] has the following copy right?
>> Copyright<http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Legal/ipr-notice#Copyright> 
>>2014-2015 W3C<http://www.w3.org/> (MIT<http://www.csail.mit.edu/>,
>>ERCIM<http://www.ercim.eu/>, Keio<http://www.keio.ac.jp/>,
>>Beihang<http://ev.buaa.edu.cn/>), All Rights Reserved. W3C
>>liability<http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Legal/ipr-notice#Legal_Disclaimer>
>>, 
>>trademark<http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Legal/ipr-notice#W3C_Trademarks>
>>and document use<http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Legal/copyright-documents>
>>rules apply.
>>
>> Thanks
>> Lewis
>>
>> [0] http://w3c.github.io/dwbp/usecasesv1.html
>>
>> Dr. Lewis John McGibbney Ph.D., B.Sc., MAGU
>> Engineering Applications Software Engineer Level 2
>> Computer Science for Data Intensive Systems Group 398M
>> Jet Propulsion Laboratory
>> California Institute of Technology
>> 4800 Oak Grove Drive
>> Pasadena, California 91109-8099
>> Mail Stop : 158-256C
>> Tel:  (+1) (818)-393-7402
>> Cell: (+1) (626)-487-3476
>> Fax:  (+1) (818)-393-1190
>> Email: lewis.j.mcgibbney@jpl.nasa.gov
>>
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>>
>>   Dare Mighty Things
>>
>
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>
>Phil Archer
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