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Re: W3C FSA (Final Specification Agreement)

Hi Ben,

>> Please keep me in Cc as I’m not subscribed to the list.
>Done, but if you want to continue this discussion please do subscribe so
>you don't miss messages.

meh. I can always check the web archives if someone misses this.

>> I don’t think this has been covered yet, and, while I don’t have
>> immediate need for this, it awoke my curiosity.
>Is there a specific Debian package (or ITP report) for this work?

No, as I said, pure curiosity.

>To allow the archives to retain the context for the discussion, and
>because the same URL can often lead to a different text at a later date,
>we prefer to have the text being discussed reproduced verbatim:


>> Is this acceptable for Debian?
>Debian doesn't consist of licenses; it consists of software works under
>specific grants of license.

Last time I looked, there was no difference in practice except
for the GFDL. So, DWIM ;-)

>Are you proposing a Debian package of the MusicXML standard? Or some
>other work?

I was wondering what to do if there was a piece of software
containing the MusicXML specification or DTDs as part of itself.

>Where is the text granting specific license in that work?

	Copyright © 2004-2017 the Contributors to the MusicXML
	Specification, published by the W3C Music Notation Community
	Group under the W3C Community Final Specification Agreement


	A human-readable summary is available:


So, as I said, pretty much irrelevant here.

I believe no one can invent an algorithm. One just happens to hit upon it
when God enlightens him. Or only God invents algorithms, we merely copy them.
If you don't believe in God, just consider God as Nature if you won't deny
existence.		-- Coywolf Qi Hunt

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