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Re: ISSUE-27: rel-ownership - Chairs Solicit Proposals

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 22 Jan 2010 13:02:16 +0100
Message-ID: <4B5993C8.9050103@gmx.de>
To: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
CC: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
Henri Sivonen wrote:
> On Jan 22, 2010, at 12:35, Julian Reschke wrote:
> 
>> Henri Sivonen wrote:
>>> ...
>>> Last I checked, the general IANA policy was that verbatim distribution of the registry files (with attribution) was permitted, but making changes or permitting downstream recipients to make changes (even if saying that the files have been changed) wasn't permitted. Thus, the IANA registry licensing (as it has been communicated to me by IANA) isn't Free in the Free Software sense.
>>> ...
>> Pointer?
> 
> No pointer. Just private communication from the IANA.
> 
> It would be awesome if they publicly contradicted what I said and made me look foolish by posting a Free as in Free Software policy. :-)

Maybe you should post the question to ietf-discuss, so it's on public 
record over there.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Friday, 22 January 2010 12:02:57 GMT

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