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Re: licensing of XMPP specifications

Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter@stpeter.im> writes:

> How about this (to be formatted in bold in the HTML, though we'd
> lose that in ASCII)....

Less shouty, so that's a good thing. Whether it passes the test of
"conspicuous" as required under U.S. UCC, I don't know.

> The capitalization follows that found in the Apache License, version
> 2.0:
> http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0.txt

A promising sign. I would want to know the Apache foundation's legal
theory on using a mixture of shouty and readable text while conforming
to the above legal code.

Whether you (or someone else) actually spends the time and effort to
research this is a matter of prioritising the conflicting demands:
readability of the plain text version, conformance with legal codes,
and finalising the license text.

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Ben Finney

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