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Re: Another permission request

From: Benjamin C. W. Sittler <bsittler@nmt.edu>
Date: Sat, 22 Nov 1997 17:06:06 -0700 (MST)
To: Hakon Lie <howcome@w3.org>
cc: HTML/SGML Stylesheet Discussion Group <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.SUN.3.95.971122170032.11542A-100000@rainbow>
On Sun, 23 Nov 1997, Hakon Lie wrote:

> Eric A. Meyer writes:
>  >    This is a little different than the last one, though.  I'd like
>  > permission to place a copy of the CSS2 specification on CWRU's Web server,
>  > edit "default.css" to remove the background color, and announce its
>  > availability. 
> See [1].
> [1] http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Legal/copyright-documents

Yes, but it's not clear whether the stylesheet counts as "content," in
which case a mirror would need to have a copy of it, or "presentation," in
which case a mirror would not need to have a copy of it. On a similar
note, is it acceptable to mirror a copy converted to PostScript, provided
it is clearly labeled as non-canonical, and the URL of the canonical
version is clearly displayed, along with the status of the document.

Is the content covered by the copyright, or is the HTML "program"?
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