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Re: Option 3

From: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
Date: Wed, 23 Mar 2011 20:25:28 +0100
Message-ID: <4D8A4928.9050203@lachy.id.au>
To: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
CC: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, public-html@w3.org, PSIG <member-psig@w3.org>
On 2011-03-23 19:19, Sam Ruby wrote:
>  From the original post[1] "This Option 3 license, however,
> contains no express restrictions on downstream uses".

Please stop quoting blatant lies.  It absolutely does contain 
restrictions.  The W3C Document Licence states:

   "No right to create modifications or derivatives of W3C documents is
    granted pursuant to this license."

That imposes the restrictions.  Option 3 only carves out 3 exceptions 
for software, supporting materials accompanying software, and 
documentation of software.

Downstream users are still restricted from using the material for 
anything that is either not covered by those 3 exceptions and not 
otherwise permitted by copyright laws under fair use (or similar) where 

Lachlan Hunt - Opera Software
Received on Wednesday, 23 March 2011 19:26:02 UTC

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