[tei-council] ODD headers and licensing terms for customizations provided by TEI-C

Kevin Hawkins kevin.s.hawkins at ultraslavonic.info
Sun Aug 8 13:44:08 EDT 2010

While the TEI website gives clear instructions on licensing terms for P5 
( http://www.tei-c.org/Guidelines/access.xml ), it doesn't say anything 
about licensing for customizations provided by the TEI-C.  Are these 
also published under GPL v. 2?  I realize that these were probably all 
developed under unclear circumstances, so I think Council will need to 
declare something even if we don't have copyright agreements on file 
with those who first wrote these customizations.

Whatever terms we settle on, I think it would be appropriate to add this 
information in an <availability> in the ODD files of Lite, Tite, and 
others along the lines of what is found at


Incidentally, I also discovered that the ODD for Lite gives this:

         <p>Not for publication or redistribution</p>

I'm not sure what this needs to be changed to, but I think we shouldn't 
leave it as it is.

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