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Re: ISSUE-27: rel-ownership - Chairs Solicit Proposals

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Fri, 22 Jan 2010 13:33:47 +0200
Cc: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-Id: <C5B6EE82-E589-4A3E-A20D-BA28B89A9286@iki.fi>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
On Jan 22, 2010, at 12:35, Julian Reschke wrote:

> Henri Sivonen wrote:
>> ...
>> Last I checked, the general IANA policy was that verbatim distribution of the registry files (with attribution) was permitted, but making changes or permitting downstream recipients to make changes (even if saying that the files have been changed) wasn't permitted. Thus, the IANA registry licensing (as it has been communicated to me by IANA) isn't Free in the Free Software sense.
>> ...
> Pointer?

No pointer. Just private communication from the IANA.

It would be awesome if they publicly contradicted what I said and made me look foolish by posting a Free as in Free Software policy. :-)

Henri Sivonen
Received on Friday, 22 January 2010 11:34:23 UTC

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