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Re: Draft HTML5 licensing survey

From: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Date: Tue, 26 Apr 2011 13:05:25 -0400
Message-ID: <4DB6FB55.8040601@intertwingly.net>
To: public-html@w3.org
On 04/26/2011 12:11 PM, James Graham wrote:
> On 04/26/2011 05:58 PM, Sam Ruby wrote:
>> While some sort of accommodation for input relating to additional
>> options is likely to be in the next draft of the poll; a specific option
>> for MIT is not likely to be included as we have yet to have somebody
>> specifically advocate for that option.
> On 04/25/2011 05:33 AM, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
>  > Specifically, I
>  > expect poll survey from Apple representatives would support an MIT
>  > license but not CC0.
> You may not consider this as "advocacy" but it is enough to suggest that
> including CC0 (which has clearly been advocated) but not MIT (which has
> merely been "supported") would result in significant information loss.

Maciej understands and agrees to the bar as I stated it.

There are plenty of licenses that various people have considered and 
rejected for one reason or another.  We are not going to enumerate all 
of them, even if somebody may expect that their company might support 
one or more of these options.

- Sam Ruby
Received on Tuesday, 26 April 2011 17:05:54 UTC

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