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Re: [widgets] Author

From: Frederick Hirsch <Frederick.Hirsch@nokia.com>
Date: Fri, 27 Mar 2009 12:15:09 -0400
Cc: Frederick Hirsch <Frederick.Hirsch@nokia.com>, "marcosc@opera.com Caceres" <marcosc@opera.com>, WebApps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-Id: <06FD8C5E-132B-4B3E-B6AD-A8DD56358D43@nokia.com>
To: ext Marcin Hanclik <Marcin.Hanclik@access-company.com>
No I agree, we are trying to stay away from legal statements , that  
requires much more.

regards, Frederick

Frederick Hirsch
Nokia



On Mar 27, 2009, at 10:40 AM, ext Marcin Hanclik wrote:

> Hi Frederick,
>
>>> re author, would the term "creator" in the sentence from Thomas  
>>> help,
>>> this probably doesn't help, since by definition author means  
>>> creator...
> Yes, it seems the same.
> Thomas' statement:
> " What the author certificate lets you verify is whether a single  
> party is taking responsibility for two widgets.
>
> There is indeed no *proof* of authorship here, but a statement that  
> the signer is willing to assume the blame for being the widget's  
> author.  Which is all we need, no?"
>
> As for me author is just some distinguished entity. That's all and  
> nothing more.
> I think we should not try to specify in the W3C spec that the author  
> takes the responsibility for what the widget does. It could be  
> legally binding. Is this what we really want?
>
> Thanks.
>
> Kind regards,
> Marcin
>
> Marcin Hanclik
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