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Re: Draft W3C Excerpt License (Re: WG Decision - spec license use cases)

From: Smylers <Smylers@stripey.com>
Date: Thu, 5 Mar 2009 18:43:06 +0000
To: public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <20090305184306.GA5853@stripey.com>
Karl Dubost writes:

> Le 5 mars 2009 à 09:39, Lachlan Hunt a écrit :
> 
> > But particularly for the authoring guides, sepcifically the HTML 5
> > Reference that I'm working on, I think the ability for others to
> > fork that document, and incorporate it in whole or in part into
> > their own work is very important.  Whether they want to produce
> > their own independent online resources, books, or other
> > publications, either commercially or non-commercially, it should be
> > possible.
> 
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> It is not an issue and has never been. It would be better to show  
> "real world" use cases of existing or past issues.

But how many of those books are any good?  And would they be improved if
they could quote accurately from the spec, or from well-written
officially sanctioned references and guides?

> [1]:
> http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_ss_b?url=node%3D3510&field-keywords=html&x=0&y=0

Smylers
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