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