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[whatwg] Copyright of specifications

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 27 Aug 2004 17:51:25 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0408271608080.8458@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Fri, 27 Aug 2004, Jim Ley wrote:
> 
> Back in early June, you asked the Opera lawyers about the copyright 
> notices on the WHAT-WG specs, they come back yet?  I realise lawyers can 
> be slow, but I'm confident 2 months is long enough for a decision, or if 
> not, at least a progress report about why it's taking so long.
> 
> So, what's happening there?

Funny you should ask, actually. I got the final decision today.

The specs have now all been updated so they have an explicit license grant 
that says "You are granted a license to use, reproduce and create 
derivative works of this document.".

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