[tei-council] Fwd: TEI licensing issues

Stuart A. Yeates syeates at gmail.com
Mon Sep 12 17:31:06 EDT 2011

On Tue, Sep 13, 2011 at 9:07 AM, Martin Holmes <mholmes at uvic.ca> wrote:
>  > Maybe we in the TEI could set a good example to our users by dropping
>  > the dog-in-a-manger obsession
>  > with controlling what people can do?
> I really agree with this. Your examples below mirror my thinking
> exactly; if anyone can make money out of TEI, then that's good for TEI;
> and if we (TEI) wanted to make money out of TEI with a special version
> of the Guidelines, then we'd be free under a CC0 or CC-BY licence to add
> proprietary content which is under a different licence, and release our
> best-selling book without fear that it could be plagiarized.

My natural inclination is CC-BY for human-oriented stuff (guidelines,
source code, wiki content, etc) and CC0 for machine-oriented stuff
(schemas of various forms, etc).


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