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Re: Option 3

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Thu, 10 Mar 2011 00:14:36 -0500
Message-ID: <4D785E3C.4040001@mit.edu>
To: Lawrence Rosen <lrosen@rosenlaw.com>
CC: "'HTML WG Public List'" <public-html@w3.org>, PSIG <member-psig@w3.org>
On 3/9/11 11:29 PM, Lawrence Rosen wrote:
> To call a "fork" a "derivative work" is to make certain assumptions about whether portions are copied or
> merely referenced

Lawrence, when forking a specification I'd really hope the entire text 
of the specification is copied and then modified.  Trying to fork a 
specification by referencing parts of it and then effectively only 
writing patches on top of them, with the expectation that the reader 
merges in his head would be difficult for the spec author and very 
confusing for spec readers.

-Boris
Received on Thursday, 10 March 2011 05:15:48 UTC

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