[tei-council] licensing proposal approved

Laurent Romary laurent.romary at inria.fr
Mon Oct 17 03:49:39 EDT 2011

I'm delighted! Let me thank here everyone in the council for the very high level of the various ideas and contributions that lead to this decision.

Le 17 oct. 2011 à 09:46, John Unsworth a écrit :

> Folks,
> The TEI Board voted, at its meeting yesterday, to approve the Council's proposal:
> - to favor a very open scheme which essentially claims attribution of the source
> - to account for the ubiquity of TEI content, which depending on the use it is made of ranges from textual content to more software-like content
> - to cover all TEI content made available by the consortium — excluding jTEI (which is CC-BY-ND) — namely website, specs, generated schemas and documentation, stylesheets, production tools, samples of all kinds, with a consistent licensing scheme, as follows: 
> TEI licensing depends on the use made of TEI content which is dual-licensed eaither CC+BY or BSD-2. If using TEI produced content as data or documentation then this is licensed as CC+BY specifically http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ and the porting to localisations of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 license where applicable. If using TEI produced content in the context of a software environment as part of the software, associated libraries, or processing, then this content is licensed as BSD-2, specifically the 2 clause BSD http://www.opensource.org/licenses/BSD-2-Clause license where applicable by law. Other licensing is possible if necessary, contact info at tei-c.org for more details.
> John
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Laurent Romary
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