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Why not a <copyright> element (was: Re: Getting beyond the ping pong match)

From: Nick Drago <nickdrago@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 6 May 2007 12:59:40 -0400
Message-ID: <e7acd0290705060959t101d2c5cif9c60c01336a4d93@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-html@w3.org

On 5/6/07, Rene Saarsoo <nene@triin.net> wrote:
> I would propose a new element <copyright>, which could
> also have an attribute, that references the license:
>
>    <copyright license="http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.txt">
>      <p>Copyright (c) 2002-2007 John Doe.</p>
>      <p>Foo is Free Software released under the
>      <a href="http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.txt">GNU/GPL license</a></p>
>    </copyright>
>
> Or in a simple case:
>
>    <copyright license="http://www.microsoft.com/">
>      (c) 2007 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
>    </copyright>

+1

I think this is a good idea. Does WA1.0 already have something like
this or is this something we can add?

-- 
Nick
http://dragotown.com
Received on Sunday, 6 May 2007 16:59:46 UTC

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