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RE: Licensing

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2008 03:00:43 +0000 (UTC)
To: Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@exchange.microsoft.com>
Cc: Bert Bos <bert@w3.org>, "public-css-testsuite@w3.org" <public-css-testsuite@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0801100259090.13181@hixie.dreamhostps.com>

On Wed, 9 Jan 2008, Alex Mogilevsky wrote:
> I am not a lawyer but I think you get it backwards. It is your work, 
> then you get to choose how to license it. If you license it to W3C which 
> then publishes your work under a more restrictive license (I am assuming 
> you are not happy about that part), the original work is still available 
> from you directly, isn't it?

Yes. I'm saying that I would not be willing to license my tests to the W3C 
under a different license than the 3-clause BSD, MIT, or Apache v2 licenses.

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