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

From: Eric Richardson <maxwell@telesoft.com>
Date: Mon, 13 Dec 1999 12:42:03 -0700
Message-ID: <38554C0B.D8A10944@telesoft.com>
To: www-dom@w3.org
Could someone explain why free/open source would have to use different
packages. This would defeat
the portability in Java once the DOM can support full portability(version


BTW, the explanation of changes / public comments is very nice and

> -------- Original Message --------
> From: "Lauren Wood" <lauren@sqwest.bc.ca>
> Subject: Re: DOM DOM binding considered harmful, discriminates against
> open source
> Resent-From: www-dom@w3.org
> To: www-dom@w3.org
> There are actually two copyright notices for use with W3C
> specifications; one for documents and the other for software and
> DTDs/schemas.
> The software notice is at
> http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Legal/copyright-software.html
> One possibility is to use this, with the proviso that Java bindings
> not use the org.w3c.* package, and that (as John Cowan proposed)
> a comment is added that the modified binding does not conform to
> any W3C standard.
> Would this satisfy the needs of the open source community?
> Lauren
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