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Re: DOM DOM binding considered harmful,discriminates against open source

From: John Cowan <jcowan@reutershealth.com>
Date: Tue, 9 Nov 1999 18:05:03 -0500 (EST)
Message-ID: <3828A86C.A88884A5@reutershealth.com>
To: www-dom@w3.org
David Brownell wrote:

> Alternative proposal:  type in the "org.w3c.dom" interfaces by
> hand, don't use the sources W3C provides.

Doesn't work.  By hand or by computer, you are creating a derivative
work, which is forbidden by the license.  You think you can create
David's Own Version of some novel because you are willing to type
in the original by hand and mutate that?  Not likely.


John Cowan	http://www.reutershealth.com		jcowan@reutershealth.com
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