Re: Effort to change IETF's copying conditions for RFCs
* Peter Samuelson:
>> * Simon Josefsson:
>> > The Contributor grants third parties the right to
>> > copy and distribute the Contribution, with or without
>> > modification, in any medium, without royalty. If the
>> > Contribution is modified, any claims of endorsement or
>> > official status by the IETF or ISOC must be removed.
> [Florian Weimer]
>> Sure, but this might not be acceptable to ISOC, which might want to
>> see a "Portions Copyright (C) 200x The Internet Society" in derived
> I don't see a conflict there. A copyright notice is not a claim of
> endorsement or official status - it's particularly clear that this is
> not the case if only "portions" are copyrighted by some standards body.
I didn't mean that, sorry.
The potential problem I see is that Simon's new permission does not
require attribution at all, not even the plain copyright statement.