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Re: [I18N ITS] Teleconference Minutes 2006-04-26

From: Sebastian Rahtz <Sebastian.Rahtz@oucs.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Sun, 30 Apr 2006 17:27:19 +0100
Message-ID: <4454E567.9010703@oucs.ox.ac.uk>
To: Felix Sasaki <fsasaki@w3.org>
CC: public-i18n-its@w3.org



Felix Sasaki wrote:

> Every W3C draft / specs says at the top "W3C liability, trademark and
> document use rules apply.".
> 
> Maybe you are looking for
> http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Legal/2002/copyright-documents-20021231 ?

That applies to documents, not computer programs. It says
"No right to create modifications or derivatives of W3C documents is
granted pursuant to this license", which means that someone who
took out schema files and edited them in any way to include in their
own schemas would be breaking copyright.

What we need is a reference to
http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Legal/2002/copyright-software-20021231, I
think, which is subtly different.
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