[tei-council] Fwd: [tei-board] licensing issues

Sebastian Rahtz sebastian.rahtz at oucs.ox.ac.uk
Wed Sep 28 12:30:36 EDT 2011

On 28 Sep 2011, at 16:32, Lou Burnard wrote:

> Just as a wild hypothesis, suppose some other international agency  were 
> to produce something called a "standard for linguistic annotation" 
> consisting of a whole bunch of recommendations for encoding things in 
> XML, using identical gis and content models clearly derived from the 
> TEI, though perhaps with some minor modifications, but which made 
> absolutely no reference to or acknowledgment of the fact Would this 
> licence (note spelling) enable us to sue their bottoms off?

even supposing we had the money for lawyers, why would we 
_want_ to sue them? what damages would you propose to ask them for?
what redress do you want?

good for them, I say.
Stormageddon Rahtz      
Head of Information and Support Group
Oxford University Computing Services
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