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Re: CC license on figures in specs?

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 15 Dec 2011 16:03:38 -0600
Cc: spec-prod@w3.org
Message-Id: <4C7A20F2-174E-4D22-8496-695A6B4D5563@w3.org>
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>

On 15 Dec 2011, at 3:55 PM, fantasai wrote:

> On 12/15/2011 08:35 AM, Ian Jacobs wrote:
>> 
>> On 15 Dec 2011, at 10:27 AM, Henry S. Thompson wrote:
>> 
>>> Anybody ever put e.g. a CC 3.0 Sharealike with citation license on one
>>> or more figures in a W3C Rec.?  Any reason not to?
>> 
>> Hi Henry,
>> 
>> I believe that would conflict with the Document License.
> 
> Indeed. Which brings up an issue: we might want to make an update to the
> Document License saying that examples and figures are in the public domain.
> Example code, especially. The point is to allow them as a starting point
> for reuse. :)

Henry mentioned fair use, so perhaps this is already possible under the Document License.

Ian

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