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Re: Discussions with plh (License)

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 02 Feb 2009 16:03:59 -0600
To: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Cc: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>, plh@w3.org
Message-Id: <1233612239.15886.14.camel@pav.lan>

That seems to overtake my action re the license

On Mon, 2009-02-02 at 16:53 -0500, Sam Ruby wrote:
> Earlier today, I had a phone call with Philippe Le H├ęgaret 
> <http://www.w3.org/People/LeHegaret/>.
> We did not discuss these things in the above order, but we covered all 
> the points.
> = Topic 1: License =
> We started with the license.  In my discussions with Ian and at Mozilla, 
> I gathered that it was a shared understanding that by October that the 
> license for the W3C license would be somehow open source friendly, and 
> specifically that a Creative Commons Attribution license was something 
> that was of common and general interest.
> Philippe remains highly supportive of this direction, and indicated that 
> it would be helpful to him if this were more than simply a general 
> understanding, but instead were an explicit decision of the working group.
> I already know that this is the intent and desire of Ian.  Therefore, I 
> intend to place on Thursday's agenda a request for supporters and/or 
> objections on this direction.  If we get a minimum of two independent 
> supporters and no objections by the following Thursday, I'll inform plh 
> of the decision.  If we don't, I'll continue to work the issue, giving 
> people an opportunity to request a poll and/or I'll work with people to 
> help them clarify their objections.

Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
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