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[whatwg] Re: Copyright of specifications

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 8 Nov 2004 23:55:00 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0411082353110.8631@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Sat, 28 Aug 2004, Ben Adida wrote:
> 
> As a lurker on this list and a tech advisor to Creative Commons, I'd 
> like to re-suggest a possibility that's already been quickly mentioned 
> on this list: a Creative Commons license for these specifications. I 
> agree that a public-domain grant is a bad idea at this point: you need 
> strong control at least for attribution purposes, with well-defined 
> rights for sharing and openness.

A creative-commons license was considered, but it was felt that it did not 
give any particular benefits over the current text.

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