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Re: Quoting W3C Specs on WPD

From: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 27 Nov 2012 15:13:54 -0500
Message-ID: <50B51F02.5020805@w3.org>
To: Alex Komoroske <komoroske@google.com>
CC: Chris Mills <cmills@w3.org>, "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>, Wendy Seltzer <wseltzer@w3.org>
Hi, Alex-

On 11/27/12 11:50 AM, Alex Komoroske wrote:
> Thanks for following up on this!
> First, we should document this on the
> http://webplatform.org/docs/WPD:External_Attribution page.

Makes sense.

> Secondly, do I understand correctly that the proposal is for every
> non-trivial quotation to include that citation text immediately below
> it? If so, that's different than what we do for other sources.

Quoting W3C specs is categorically different than including content from 
documentation sites. The same would go for quoting IETF or Khronos 
specs, or any other document that is under copyright and which has is 
own license policy.

Received on Tuesday, 27 November 2012 20:14:03 UTC

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