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Re: Copyrightability of XML Schemas (and their Valid Instances)?

From: Joseph Reagle <reagle@w3.org>
Date: Sun, 18 May 2003 11:58:55 -0400
To: www-archive@w3.org
Message-Id: <200305181158.47703.reagle@w3.org>

On Friday 16 May 2003 18:29, Joseph Reagle wrote:
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> 3. And the policy parts are speculative with
> respect to competition, anti-trust, and economic incentives for
> production. Interesting, but unsatisfying absent actual cases studies or
> contemporary issues. For example, are organizations now asserting
> copyright with respect to their schemas? Yes. Do they explicitly extend
> this to all valid instances? Interesting question. The W3C does, but I
> wonder about proprietary formats.

Ooops, to be correct, W3C does claim copyright of DTD and Schema, but does 
NOT extend those claims to include valid instances as derivations.
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