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License discussions in progress at W3M

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 14 May 2008 13:58:58 +0200
Message-ID: <388720235.20080514135858@w3.org>
To: public-html@w3.org

Hello public-html,

W3M has been discussing the request to publish authoring guidelines under a more permissive license than the W3C document license. Several options are under discussion, including:

- that the Document license already allows this under fair use
- that a different license is needed
- that the Document license should be updated W3C-wide
- that this is a copyright and not a licensing issue.

Discussion continues; this is just to let you know that the request has been seen and is being discussed.

This relates to ACTION-29
Follow up on the idea of a free-software-compatible license for a note on HTML authoring

 Chris Lilley                    mailto:chris@w3.org
 Interaction Domain Leader
 W3C Graphics Activity Lead
 Co-Chair, W3C Hypertext CG
Received on Wednesday, 14 May 2008 11:59:31 UTC

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