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

From: Kirill Gavrylyuk <kirillg@microsoft.com>
Date: Thu, 20 Feb 2003 09:01:34 -0800
Message-ID: <37DA476A2BC9F64C95379BF66BA2690206F49283@red-msg-09.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
To: "Patrick Curran" <Patrick.Curran@sun.com>
Cc: "Joseph Reagle" <reagle@w3.org>, <www-qa-wg@w3.org>

Hi Patrick, 
I'd like to look at your submission prior to the teleconf - is it
publicly available?

-----Original Message-----
From: Patrick Curran [mailto:Patrick.Curran@sun.com] 
Sent: Thursday, February 20, 2003 8:27 AM
To: Kirill Gavrylyuk
Cc: Joseph Reagle; www-qa-wg@w3.org
Subject: Re: typo in the new W3C Document License? It does not allow
"use"

Indeed. I've submitted a detailed critique of the Document License, and 
we'll be discussing these issues soon.

Kirill Gavrylyuk wrote:

> Hi Joseph,
>
> Rereading the new W3C Document License [1] from December 31^st , 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 5^th , 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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