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typo in the new W3C Document License? It does not allow "use"

From: Kirill Gavrylyuk <kirillg@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 19 Feb 2003 18:23:38 -0800
Message-ID: <37DA476A2BC9F64C95379BF66BA2690206C35C10@red-msg-09.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
To: "Joseph Reagle" <reagle@w3.org>
Cc: <www-qa-wg@w3.org>
Hi Joseph,

Rereading the new W3C Document License [1] from December 31st, 2002, I
find that it allows only "copying and distribution":

... Permission to copy, and distribute the contents of this document, or
the W3C document from which this statement is linked, in any medium for
any purpose and without fee or royalty is hereby granted, provided that
you include the following on ALL copies of the document, or portions
thereof, that you use:

Where as the previous W3C Document License [2] from April 5th, 1999,
that we always used in our submissions in 2001 and 2002 allows "use,
copying and distribution":

... Permission to use, copy, and distribute the contents of this
document, or the W3C document from which this statement is linked, in
any medium for any purpose and without fee or royalty is hereby granted,
provided that you include the following on ALL copies of the document,
or portions thereof, that you use:

 

So essentially the new Document License does not allow "to use" the
materials published under it. Which means one cannot even read the
materials, let alone use them to design implementations.

 

Is it a typo or intended? I believe this was brought up on XML Schema WG
as a blocker for using the license for test materials.

 

[1] http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Legal/2002/copyright-documents-20021231

 

[2] http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Legal/copyright-documents-19990405 
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