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Re: Licence of specifications

From: Paolo Ciccarese <paolo.ciccarese@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 9 May 2012 19:02:43 -0400
Message-ID: <CAFPX2kDfhaPTaYFG+kzM2AstKGEoAA79LUEp9eTLSg0+R7ym=w@mail.gmail.com>
To: Sebastian Hellmann <hellmann@informatik.uni-leipzig.de>
Cc: Robert Sanderson <azaroth42@gmail.com>, public-openannotation@w3.org
the problem has been already reported and the the solution is in the
pipeline as the specs have to comply to

Please give a little more time to fix the issue.

Thank you

On Wed, May 9, 2012 at 5:51 PM, Sebastian Hellmann <
hellmann@informatik.uni-leipzig.de> wrote:

> Hi Robert, dear list,
> cc-by-sa-nc is not considered "open" according to
> http://opendefinition.org due to the non commercial (nc) part. Do you
> have commercial interests with the specification? The licence seems to be
> very unlike the W3C, who claims to provide recommendations as Royality
> Free: http://www.w3.org/Consortium/**Patent-Policy-20040205/#sec-**
> Licensing<http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Patent-Policy-20040205/#sec-Licensing>
> Personally, I am always unsure what people intend with adding
> non-commercial to their licence. It implies that I would have  to pay
> something in case I am using any part in a commercial application. Is this
> the intention?
> The NLP Interchange format will be CC-BY, which is the licence most
> appropriate for academic content in my opinion.
> All the best,
> Sebastian
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> Department of Computer Science, University of Leipzig
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Assistant in Neuroscience at Mass General Hospital
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