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[p4-feedback] draft of P4 Users Guide, for review

Alan Ruttenberg alanruttenberg at gmail.com
Fri Oct 9 10:50:00 PDT 2009


On Fri, Oct 9, 2009 at 1:42 PM, Rich Morin <rdm at cfcl.com> wrote:
> At 1:22 PM -0400 10/9/09, Alan Ruttenberg wrote:
>> Which copyright restrictions are you concerned about. Have a look at
>> http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Legal/2002/copyright-documents-20021231
>>
>> It allows for use of whole or part as long as there is acknowledgement
>> and backlinks.
>
> Yes, but there is a restriction:
>
>  No right to create modifications or derivatives of W3C documents
>  is granted pursuant to this license. ...
>
> This might come into play, for example, if we simply started with
> the Primer and added links to our material.  However, we can use
> quite a bit of material and stay within the spirit of the license.

I would be interested in moderating this if it comes to a point where
you think you are restricted. I suggest assuming you can use what you
want, and then if you run into anything that you or the lawyers are
worried about, please ask me and I will take it up with the W3C.

-Alan


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