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Re: Mozilla Proposal for HTML5 Spec Licence

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 12 Apr 2011 20:01:48 +0000 (UTC)
To: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
cc: HTML Working Group <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1104121959170.25791@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
On Tue, 12 Apr 2011, Sam Ruby wrote:
> On 04/11/2011 05:50 PM, Ian Hickson wrote:
> > On Mon, 11 Apr 2011, Gervase Markham wrote:
> > > 
> > > So Mozilla wishes to propose the use of the Creative Commons CC0
> > > License[2] for the HTML5 spec.
> > > 
> > > [2] http://creativecommons.org/choose/zero/
> > 
> > Google fully supports this proposal.
> 
> Would that WHATWG consider adopting this license?  If not, what would you
> propose changing?

The WHATWG specs, wiki pages, blog posts, and other content are already 
under licenses that are broadly equivalent to CC0.

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