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Re: Using test images in a scientific publication?

From: Erik Dahlstrom <ed@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Feb 2012 10:32:48 +0100
To: www-svg@w3.org
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On Tue, 28 Feb 2012 16:19:25 +0100, Jasper van de Gronde  
<th.v.d.gronde@hccnet.nl> wrote:

> On 28-02-12 15:16, Chris Lilley wrote:
>> On Monday, February 27, 2012, 3:40:57 PM, Jasper wrote:
>> ...
>> JvdG> My understanding so far is that the following would apply:
>> JvdG>  
>> http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Legal/2008/04-testsuite-copyright.html
>> JvdG> But I am not 100% sure of how to interpret that in this  
>> particular case.
>> The SVG 1.1 Test Suie was licensed under the original, W3C Test Suite  
>> License. This forbids modification.
>> ...
>> If that is good enough for your publisher, then go ahead. If they need  
>> an explicit authorization them please mail team-legal at w3.org with a  
>> cc to myself.
> Thanks for the info. I might just make a new image, as it might not be
> worth the hassle to try and convince them.

We have a resolution to move to the BSD test suite license already[1], and  
I have an action that is awaiting feedback on what's necessary to put into  
the testsuite files, see  

[1] http://www.w3.org/2009/06/12-svg-minutes.html#item06
Erik Dahlstrom, Core Technology Developer, Opera Software
Co-Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
Personal blog: http://my.opera.com/macdev_ed
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