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Re: Legal Issues (Was: QA Framework Last Call -- request for review)

From: Lofton Henderson <lofton@rockynet.com>
Date: Tue, 04 Feb 2003 15:44:52 -0700
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To: Joseph Reagle <reagle@w3.org>
Cc: www-qa-wg@w3.org, ab@w3.org

At 02:38 PM 2/4/03 -0500, Joseph Reagle wrote:

>On Tuesday 04 February 2003 13:24, Lofton Henderson wrote:
> > The QAWG tried to find an
> > acceptable middle ground -- somewhere between elevating TM license to the
> > highly visible W3C level of Software License and Document License, on the
> > one hand, and saying nothing to the concerns of potential contributors
> > like MS, on the other.  It seems that we may have missed the mark.
>I don't think it's a matter of "visibility" or middle ground, once we have a
>robust understanding of the requirements a W3C Test License might be
>appropriate course of action.

Actually, it was my view that the "middle ground" was a stopgap -- and 
thought to be uncontroversial -- for the Last Call publication, while we 
continued to sort out the requirement for and advisability of a Test 
Materials License.

> > Any case, it would be easier to finally sort out face-to-face, IMO.
>This sounds like a good idea, I have no other scheduled activity on the
>Thur/Fri of that plenary week. However, I hope we can continue the
>discussion prior to then.


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