Re: [Fwd: [Standards] XSF IPR Policy]
Peter Saint-Andre <email@example.com> writes:
> FYI, as posted on the firstname.lastname@example.org list...
Thanks for passing this on.
> As approved by the Board of Directors, the XSF's IPR Policy has been
> updated to use a modified MIT license rather than the old Creative
> Commons Attribution License:
Sad to see the obfuscatory term "Intellectual Property Rights" used
throughout, but based on previous discussion regarding the prevailing
attitudes of the XMPP Standards Foundation I can understand that now
is not the time to remove it.
Very good to see a functional minimum of SHOUTY CAPITALS in the
warranty disclaimer. Well done!
> Not all the XEPs reflect the new license yet. That will be fixed
The terms as published would appear to me to result in works that are
DFSG-free, despite the noted problems with terminology. Hurrah!
Thanks again for your significant efforts in this area, and
congratulations on the progress made so far.
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