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Re: Spec license

From: Rob Sayre <rsayre@mozilla.com>
Date: Tue, 03 Feb 2009 13:47:32 -0800
Message-ID: <4988BB74.4030803@mozilla.com>
To: "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>
CC: Robert J Burns <rob@robburns.com>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>

On 2/3/09 1:41 PM, L. David Baron wrote:
> Depending on this point, however, is somewhat problematic, since it
> means that we can't split out parts of the spec and give them to a
> different editor who doesn't independently publish under a different
> license.
>
> In other words, depending on it means some of us (e.g., me) are
> going to be (at least somewhat) against splitting the spec because
> of the license issues.
>    

Doesn't this objection assume the other editors won't also republish 
under similarly permissive terms? It seems to me that this is an issue 
you would have to look at in each individual case.

- Rob
Received on Tuesday, 3 February 2009 21:48:13 UTC

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