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Re: XSL Stylesheet for Rendering OWL Ontologies in RDF/XML-ABBREV?

From: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
Date: Mon, 19 May 2008 15:07:31 +0100
Message-ID: <483189A3.50504@danbri.org>
To: KANZAKI Masahide <mkanzaki@gmail.com>
Cc: martin.hepp@unibw.de, semantic-web@w3.org

KANZAKI Masahide wrote:
> Martin, thanks for your suggestion.
> 
> So changed the license to LGPL. I'm not an expert, too, but don't want
> to cause side effects on ontologies that include (link to) this
> stylesheet.

Thanks for this change, I was about to suggest something similar. The 
whole area around GPL and ontologies is pretty unclear, so yep, LGPL or 
a document-oriented license probably makes most sense.

cheers

Dan


> best,
> 
> 2008/5/19, Martin Hepp <martin.hepp@unibw.de>:
>> I am no expert in OSS licensing, but I am pretty sure that some potential
>> users will fear that linking their ontology to your GPL-licensed stylesheet
>> may make the ontology become GPL, which in turn may make commercial users of
>> the ontology fear that creating instance data that is linked to the ontology
>> also becomes GPL.
> 
Received on Monday, 19 May 2008 14:11:38 GMT

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