Re: XML translation

At 06:03 PM 3/16/98 +0100, Stefan Mintert wrote:
 >May anyone who uses the translation _remove_ the wrapper, or is a
 >protected by the same copyright conditions as the original spec (i.e. is
 >removing the wrapper a violation of the copyright)?
 >(We prefer the second choice of course ;-)

Your wrapped and translated version will be a derivitive work of the W3C
version. You will own the copyright on the "derivitive" work and can
preclude people from removing the wrapper. Furthermore, a condition of the
W3C to allow you to make a derivitive work is given in our policy, and from
the W3C point of view, we would rescind our grant to make a derivitive work
if you failed to make it clear that the wrapper must stay on.

(Keeping it on protects your efforts, as well as the integrity of the


Joseph Reagle Jr.  W3C:
Policy Analyst     Personal:

Received on Monday, 16 March 1998 12:31:23 UTC