[tei-council] Licensing - final wording

Martin Holmes mholmes at uvic.ca
Fri Oct 14 08:45:46 EDT 2011

Should the contact really be the TEI webmaster, who might have nothing 
to do with the licensing? Shouldn't we suggest contacting a member of 
the Board or Council?


On 11-10-14 05:40 AM, Lou Burnard wrote:
> On 14/10/11 13:35, Sebastian Rahtz wrote:
>> TEI licensing depends on the use made of TEI content,
>> 	  which is dual-licensed under CC+BY and BSD-2.  If using TEI
>> 	  produced content as data or documentation we suggest licensing
>> 	  under CC+BY; if using TEI produced content in the context of
>> 	  a software environment as part of the software, associated
>> 	  libraries, or processing, then we suggest use of the BSD
>> 	  license. Other licensing is possible if necessary, contact
>> 	<ref target="mailto:webmaster at tei-c.org">The TEI
>> 	  Webmaster</ref>   for more details.
> TEI  material is licensed differently depending on the use you intend to
> make of it. Hence it is made available under both the CC+BY and BSD-2
> licences.  The CC+BY licence is generally appropriate for usages which
> treat TEI content as data or documentation. The BSD-2 licence is
> generally appropriate for usage of TEI content in a software
> environment. For further information or clarification, please contact
> the<ref>TEI Webmaster</ref>  .
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