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Re: Copyright Status's of spec-prod documents

From: Joseph Reagle <reagle@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 19 Jun 2002 16:54:16 -0400
To: "Christopher R. Maden" <crism@maden.org>
Cc: Norman Walsh <Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM>, spec-prod@w3.org, ben@legendary.org, Henry Thompson <ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Message-Id: <20020619205416.E9A10866F6@aeon.w3.org>

On Wednesday 19 June 2002 04:32 pm, Christopher R. Maden wrote:
> At 07:19 19/6/02, Joseph Reagle wrote:
> >My point was that this is not sufficient for me as the keeper of answers
> > to questions on W3C policies for stuff on the W3C site. I believe the
> > intent of your terms match those of the W3C software license,
> > consequently my life would be much easier if it stated:
> >
> ><!-- This stylesheet is copyright (c) 2000 by its authors. Distribution
> > and modification is permitted as defined in the W3C Open Source
> > license: http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Legal/copyright-software-19980720
> > -->
> That works for me.

The result is that if folks want to use this, it's clear what they have to 
do, answers in the FAQ are readily applicable, and they know which  
licenses they can use it with, etc. (The W3C Software License is an OSI 
compliant and GPL compatible license.)
Received on Wednesday, 19 June 2002 16:54:50 UTC

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