Re: FAQ copyright? (I suggest Creative Commons' licenses)

From: Karl Auerbach <karl_at_cavebear_dot_com>
Date: Fri Dec 26 2003 - 19:34:18 CST

On Fri, 26 Dec 2003, Arthur Keller wrote:

> >One possible way to reconcile the concept of open source/documentation (I
> >won't get into the argument about whether one wants the copyleft aspect or
> >now) is to have the OVC, now that it is a corporation, to create a trade
> >or service mark that it will allow to be used only on those versions that
> >meet the OVC's requirements.
>
> Or the doc authors can formally assign the copyright to the OVC.

That doesn't help when the material is under an open-source license. The
trade/service mark allows the OVC to grant its impramateur to those
versions of the code (or documentation) that are worthy and to withhold it
from those that aren't good enough.

                --karl--
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