[tei-council] Fwd: [tei-board] licensing issues
bansp at o2.pl
Wed Sep 28 10:03:43 EDT 2011
In general, I believe that a single license for code, schemas and their
documentation would be a real blunder. Documentation under LGPL? Please...
I attempted to present my reasoning in this e-mail:
It may be stupid, of course, but I'd rather shove it in front of your
eyes now and wait to be told so than have a feeling that we may be
missing something important.
On 28/09/11 15:34, Laurent Romary wrote:
> You guys are always so quick.... I was stuck in the middle of the river not understanding why CC-By, which is what is aimed at with BSD is incompatible with GPL (in a context where we seem not to care about GPL). Should not we make a recommendation along principles and make explicit that CC-BY and BSD are two options, and let the board finalize. Or should we vote on one or the other?
> Le 28 sept. 2011 à 14:55, Martin Holmes a écrit :
>> So this is the proposal:
>> The TEI Guidelines, including schemas or documentation generated from
>> them, associated processing tools and stylesheets, exemplars, and test
>> files, should be released under a 2-clause BSD license.
>> (The 2-clause license is the "Simplified BSD License" or "FreeBSD License".)
>> I vote in favour.
>> On 11-09-28 05:25 AM, Sebastian Rahtz wrote:
>>> On 28 Sep 2011, at 13:12, Lou Burnard wrote:
>>>>> so which of you three were going to convey this to Council, I wonder? never mind.
>>>> I'm not sure who "you three" are, but I'm guessing it's Laurent's job
>>>> formally to convey Board decisions to the Council
>>> the chair of the Board also sits, ex officio, on the Council.
>>>> "all TEI stuff which the Consortium produces" is a rather vague concept.
>>> it is. sorry
>>>> In particular it cannot apply prospectively surely? If (perhaps as a
>>>> result of the ongoing futures debate) the Consortium gets into some
>>>> other line of business -- say developing courseware -- it might want to
>>>> licence such activities differently.
>>> s/TEI stuff/The TEI Guidelines, including schemas or documentation generated from them, associated processing tools and stylesheets, exemplars, and test files/
>>>> I think the proposal needs to be rather more precisely formulated before
>>>> it can be voted on,
>>> see above. is there a category you have in mind to _exclude_, apart from courseware?
>>> Stormageddon Rahtz
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